Nifty Code #1: InnerBlocks

A new series I’m hoping to write this year, full of cool things you can do in the block editor or in JS in general. Some of this has been written about before, but I’ll also point out the use in projects I’m working on. 👩🏼‍💻 When writing the Recipe Block, I wanted to set …

Using Tonesque & Sass to generate color schemes

Last month, I posted about Umbra being released on WordPress.org. I’m excited about the release of this one, since I think what we did with colors is really cool. The theme defaults to a purple, grey, and gold color scheme, but you can customize this in the customizer. By default, on single pages, it’ll also …

Using Chosen + Custom Meta Boxes

Lately I’ve been using Custom Meta Boxes for use with custom post types. CMB makes programmatically adding specific custom fields to your posts very simple – as simple as filling out an array. The following example adds a WYSIWYG ‘sidebar’ field to posts, pages, and events (a custom post type): You do need to include the CMB code, though …

Switching from apache to nginx

A note from Jan 2014: This post was written in Sept 2011, and is not kept up-to-date. I’m sure the content is still fine anecdotally, but I’d double check any config settings or files listed here to see if they’re still relevant to current versions. A few weekends ago, with threat of a hurricane looming, …