A relatively little known WordPress feature is the ability to split your post into different pages. However, it’s a bit difficult to stylize so it matches your overall site style since by default, WordPress doesn’t apply CSS classes to target its elements. In this tutorial we will learn how to filter the function to add classes to stylize.
It’s generally useful in sites with extensive drop down menus and many levels of hierarchy to highlight the parent item that encompasses the list of current items in the menu we’re now browsing so we can keep track of where we are. In this tutorial we will learn how to use jQuery to achieve this in WordPress menus, but it can be applied to any menu that has a similar markup.
For web development, few IDEs are both free and as powerful as Aptana. The new Aptana 3.0.5 Beta is now a mature product (early Aptana 3 was very buggy) and good enough to switch to. Here you will find a syntax colouring theme for the new Aptana 3, compatible with TextMate and e Text Editor theme systems.
Widgets are one of the best WordPress tools: you can add a widgetized plugin and show it anywhere in your site. Of course, wherever you have a sidebar. But what happens if you want to show a widget within your post? In this tutorial we will learn how to create a sidebar to be displayed using a shortcode.
WordCamp San Francisco is the main conference of developers, users and fans about WordPress. This year, WordCamp SF had a massive number of 51 incredible speakers, with some of them even throwing two conferences, like @nacin and @Otto42. Here’s a round up of the slides shared by the speakers.