At some point in your life you’re probably going to want to take a screenshot on your Mac. When it comes to this, you don’t always want people to see everything on your screen, you just want them to see a bit. Apple stepped up to the plate with this built-in screen capture tool.Continue reading “Quick Tip – Mac Screenshots with CMD+Shift+5”
When I’m working on a site, be it WordPress or any other type, it’s really useful to know what template is generating the current page. This is not so easy when you have potentially hundreds of small files compiling an individual page on content.Continue reading “Quick Tip – Quickly see which template files are used for any page on your WordPress site”
Are you having trouble generating thumbnails for your PDF files in the WordPress media library? I found this great plugin that allows you to regenerate them all at once or also do them individually directly in the list view of the media library.Continue reading “Quick Tip – Generate PDF Thumbnails in WordPress”
I’m working on a client site and I wanted a nice tinted version of their primary colour for links when hovered over. I just wanted to take the primary colour and darken it and thankfully someone out there has provided a tool just for that (actually some other cool tools as well).Continue reading “Quick Tip – Creating shades of your hex colours”
Have you filled in your short descriptions in WooCommerce just to discover that the Add to Cart button gets pushed down below the fold? Well let’s solve that right now shall we? Continue reading “Changing the Order of the Short Description and the Add to Cart Button in WooCommerce”
FontAwesome is a wonderful tool. For those of you unaware, this is a library of icons available for use in your applications. The latest iteration (5.0 at time of writing) has provided a whole range of new features and thousands of icons that are endlessly useful. These are easily added into your application with some very simple code, all covered in great depth in their “Getting Started” guide. Continue reading “Switching FontAwesome Icons on Click with jQuery”
We’ve all seen them, those pesky notices to update your WordPress installation. Worse still, we’ve all had customers say, “I see there’s an update available…”. Yes, we do want to keep our WordPress installations up to date, but we don’t want those without the necessary permissions to pester us about it on a daily basis. Continue reading “Hide WordPress Update Notices from non-admins”
Caffeine is one of those little apps that I use every single day and don’t even pay a second thought too. So here it is, my attempt to pay it forward and to pass on some handy tips for people who use a Mac everyday and get frustrated with Sleep mode kicking in if they look away for more than a minute. Continue reading “Keep your mac awake with Caffeine”
If you are getting this error there have been lots of suggested fixes. I have tried loads of them without any luck but a recurring theme throughout many of the posts online was that it could be a plugin. Continue reading “HTTP Error on media upload in WordPress”
You want to use Composer but you’re not quite sure what you’re doing?
Apple have tightened up their security with the release of OSX El Capitan.
I am not hugely familiar with Composer and other command line interfaces. In order to learn I wanted to get Composer installed globally to make life a little easier.
Previously it was possible to drop the file in the /usr/bin folder and away you went. I had used this method before and it went very smoothly. This is no longer the case with El Capitan. Continue reading “Installing Composer Globally in Mac OSX El Capitan”