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Guides, tutorials, code snippets & learnings for WordPress developers. This is all the good stuff that any WordPress dev can learn and apply to their own work.

Using an ACF field value as a fallback for WordPress post excerpt

Learn how to use an ACF field as a fallback — or as the source — of a WordPress post excerpt.

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How to remove trailing zeros from round WooCommerce prices

Often, we’ll have product prices that are a round number and don’t need decimal places. In this article, we take a look at how to configure WooCommerce to remove decimals from round numbers when formatting the price.

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How to stop WordPress from logging deprecation warning notices

WordPress debug log is very useful to developers as it allows to see many issues our code (or third-party code) may be causing. This is often the first point of call when there is a problem on a website — checking the log. When working with a site that has a lot of plugins, there […]

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Display a singular or pluralised string in WordPress

Sometimes, you may need to display a string differently depending on whether a variable is singular or plural. i.e; “1 product in stock” compared to “2 products in stock”. We could of course use an if() statement or even a switch() if there were multiple possibilities here, but for simple use cases, WordPress provides us […]

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Using Git to version control the entire wp-content directory

When building websites, I often use a combination of a custom theme, several custom plugins, and various third party plugins. I didn’t always do it this way but in doing so, I now think of a WordPress powered site relative to the entire installation and approach it as a system — WordPress gives us an […]

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Adding custom WooCommerce account menu links to any desired URL

When working with WooCommerce in combination with other plugins that also have account-style areas on a site, it can make sense to choose one as the primary account area and link between them. Here’s a snippet demonstrating how you can add custom links to a WooCommerce account menu and control the URL so the link […]

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Redirect a user after they register via WooCommerce

If you are using WooCommerce and need to redirect users to a custom thank you page after they register to your WooCommerce site, you can use the woocommerce_registration_redirect filter to do exactly that:

Cookie-based authentication when using the WordPress API Fetch NPM package

A nice little side effect of the development of WordPress’ Gutenberg block editor is that we now have a range of WordPress-oriented NPM packages available to us. One such package that I’ve been using in recent development for the ACF Custom Database Tables plugin is the @wordpress/api-fetch package which, as its name implies, is all […]

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Quick & simple custom REST API routes for WordPress

Let’s take a look at the easiest way I know to set up custom REST API routes in a hurry.

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An automatic versioning strategy for enqueued WordPress assets

WordPress makes enqueuing assets super simple and generally does its very best to keep those assets up to date where possible but we can take this a step further and use PHP’s filemtime() function to ensure our JavaScript and CSS files are given a new version whenever we make changes to them. An example of […]

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