Lightbox / Modal / Zoom Effect like Medium.com

Lots of people are using Medium for their blogs. I really enjoy the functionality of the site so I figured I would try to implement some of their cool features. The one that really stuck out to me was the lightbox, modal, zoom effect that they have on some of their images. This isn’t the […]


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Gold Text with CSS or Image

I wanted to create some gold text for a website without using photoshop. Using a solid color is not an option because you can’t really get that gold color. I found 2 good options. The First option was pure css and the second one was css with an image. Check them out below. PURE CSS […]


Transmit Host Key Changed

Transmit Host Key Changed Fix

Are you getting this error message in Transmit: Host Key Changed for ____ The server’s host key has changed since your last connection. This is most likely due to a server changed, but you should check with your server administrator to be sure. Click OK to accept the new host key. After clicking “OK” 17 […]


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Show or Hide content based on WordPress user logged in

The code below shows all that it takes to show or hide content when a user is either logged into your site or not. <?php if (is_user_logged_in()){ ?> <p>you are logged in</p> <?php } else { ?> <p>log-in please</p> <?php }; ?> When a user is logged in, they will see the “you are logged […]


Take away google maps scroll zoom feature

I spent a lot of time trying to find something that I thought would be very simple. Google usually amazes me with all of the features that they provide. One thing that they fell short on was zoom feature while scrolling. This article will discuss the iframe embed code and not the API google maps. […]


Adding a Google Calendar to your site

I really enjoy google and their vast array of integrated features. The only thing that they really lack is a mission for responsive design. They make adding a google calendar easy by giving you all sorts of options for adding your google calendar to your site. Simply go through a few steps in your google […]


Upload SVG’s to WordPress Media Library

I really like SVG’s. I like to use them whenever I can. They are great for new devices and screens that have beautiful screens. Sure, they don’t get cached as easily as regular images but they have a lot to make up for it. So, when I went to upload an SVG to my WordPress […]


Take Image Links Off of Images in WordPress Page

Ever since I started using WordPress, I have been confused as to why it automatically puts in a link to image files in your post/page. Sure, you can insert the image and then click on the little text tab to take out the link. The only problem is that you have to do this every […]


Custom WordPress excerpt sizes

WordPress has always made me scratch my head when it came to the excerpt. I mean, its great to be able to insert your “the_excerpt();” php code into your loop and have everything show up all nice. The default excerpt comes out at 55 characters. That seems alright to me for a list of your blogs. […]


Make YouTube Background Video

I had a task of creating a background video. I have only done this by using the actual < video > tag and displaying the MP4 file video. This is not that difficult of a task because you have much control over the display of the video. That was just too simple though. I then […]