The Quick & Dirty:

  • 9+ years in the biz, 10 messing around
  • All the latest in HTML, CSS, JS & PHP (Sorry, no .net or Ruby skills yet)
  • Cross-browser compatible code from Photoshop or Illustrator files.. or napkins!
  • Custom Specialities in Wordpress theming & plugins, Twitter & jQuery
  • Subversion, server-log analysis, and blocking hack-attempts (of late).
  • Data/Project Geek. I ♥ timelines.

I’ve compiled some handy PHP functions I’ve had to whip up. More extensive code-samples are also available.

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Wordpress-from-static HTML

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OpenID for WP Error

There’s a lovely unpatched “bug” to the OpenID plugin for WordPress. It seems to be directly related to logging in using an OpenID-associated email, when that email address wasn’t initially registered through WordPress as an OpenID (like the admin, upon setting up WordPress). The worst bit about this bug, is how it fails entirely without …

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WordPress Template Listing

When building a WP Theme, there’s plenty of resources within The Codex. I’m a huge fan of the Template Hierarchy page-map.. and the WP is open enough to allow us to see the code.. wp-includes/theme.php shows lots of one-offs.. but no way to get a final-word on which template is being used. wp-includes/post-template.php is kind …

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jQuery Form+Cufon = IE8 error. Just another day on the job…

There are some things which you shouldn’t do. Editing WordPress’ “core” is one of them. But when debugging, there’s 2 routes to go: deeper, into lower-level code, or higher, trying to avoid the situation. Those who are more detail-oriented like me might tend towards the lower-level fixes.. On to the point: It seems one should …

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Auto WordPressing!

So I’ve been trying out a new system of blogging for me. It’s not enough that I can write my thoughts down here within WordPress’ editor, I find myself wanting to promote those other articles and blog-items from other sources. Since I read them on Google Reader, and since that system is kind enough to …

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My New Job’s Job: Plugin & Bug Fixer

While my “job” is building websites per a designer’s spec, there’s another part: support. I don’t mean supporting old websites; I mean time spent supporting the one I’m presently building. When the spec would indicate a need for multiple attached images, with title & styled caption (more than just a plain-text-caption), what am I to …

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WordPress categories, multiple months.

While making my own archives page, I needed to display the most recent 3 months posts (by sub-category list, where parent category_id=7). So I needed to smash all the tables together & filter out what I didn’t need. In this case, I needed the category names which had posts in the past 3 months. Easily …

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