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Add a password-protected directory to a WP site

By Dave Kuhar | June 19, 2012
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I had a client ask me today if I could set up a secure directory she could use for uploading via FTP some large files needed by another organization. Normally this is a very easy thing to do in cPanel – she’d done it before, years ago – but she…

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Add scroll easing to Genesis “Return to Top of Page” link

By Dave Kuhar | May 24, 2012
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There’s one slightly cool feature built into Genesis that’s always bothered me a bit because it’s so jarring: the Return to Top of Page link in the footer just slams the browser window back to top. I happened across a pretty lightweight way to make that slicker – a little…

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S3 Flowshield: Why does my video take forever to load?

By Dave Kuhar | May 7, 2012
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Since this has tripped me up twice – with no excuse for the second time since Flowshield support had given me the friggin’ answer two months prior – I figured I’d post this here so I can find it again. The reason it takes forever for videos to start playing…

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Remove Post Meta or Post Info from Custom Post Types (for Genesis)

By Dave Kuhar | April 6, 2012
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It happens fairly often that we have a client who needs a custom post type as well as the usual blog/news feature. We need post meta and/or post info to show up for the news posts, but we don’t need that information on the custom post type since that information…

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Move Titles Around in Genesis

By Dave Kuhar | April 2, 2012
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From time to time, we like pulling titles out of the normal flow of the page and put them somewhere else. Like above the content-sidebar div (or whatever div holds the page content). This causes problems, though; a customized homepage layout ends up with an unwanted title, category and archive…

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Evaluate Types & Views Content; Don’t Display Empty Fields

By Dave Kuhar | March 27, 2012
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Now that we’re all in love with Types & Views, we had to figure out how to evaluate custom fields to determine whether they should be displayed. After an hour of beating our heads against the wall, we came up with the code below. The thing that tripped us up?…

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CPT Single Post Template with Content Check

By Dave Kuhar | March 25, 2012
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This code is written to work with Pippin’s Easy Custom Post Types. While we’re making heavy use of Types & Views these days (check them out, they’re freaking awesome), we thought this code might be handy to someone out there in WP land. We used this function to create a…

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Members-Only menus in Thesis

By Dave Kuhar | February 17, 2011
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Why limit yourself to Thesis Hooks?

By Dave Kuhar | October 15, 2010
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Nuh uh. Not when you can start using WordPress Action Hooks to get more done!

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Drop shadow with CSS for all web browsers

By Dave Kuhar | October 1, 2010
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From this site.

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