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Comparing Event Plugins: Events Manager, Events Calendar, Sugar Calendar

My clients’ sites often need a way to list upcoming events, and sometimes sell tickets. The two WordPress event plugins with the most flexibility and installs are Events Calendar and Events Manager. The new kid on the block is Sugar Calendar, by Sandhills Development, the creators of Easy Digital Downloads and Restrict Content Pro, and […]

New Archive Page Title Filters in WP 5.5

WordPress 5.5 adds a couple new filters that should be useful to adjust the page title displayed in the archive.php template. See this article for more details. The first is a filter named get_the_archive_title_prefix which can be used to change or remove the prefix returned when using the function get_the_archive_title to write out the page […]

List Categories and Taxonomies in Template.

All regular Post Categories All Terms in Taxonomy

Single Post/CPT Category/Taxonomy Template Tags

Below are functions to display categories or taxonomies attached to a single post or custom post type. Some functions work only on the built in Post ‘category’. Others work on taxonomies which can be attached to the built in Post or a Custom Post Type. Display Single Post’s Categories Display Custom Taxonomies attached to Post […]

Why I Recommend Hosting with WP Engine

I currently manage over 70 websites for clients ranging from small single person businesses to large corporations with products sold in your local Target. WP Engine is the partner I trust to keep the sites running smoothly on the server side. I am not a server administrator. There are way too many things to stay […]

Yoast Breadcrumbs for Custom Post Types and Blog Posts

There are a couple tricky settings that affect how Yoast’s breadcrumbs display for Custom Post Types and Blog Posts. It can be a bit frustrating when breadcrumbs are not displaying correctly and you don’t know why. I figured out today, it’s all in the settings. Custom Post Types Breadcrumbs When creating Custom Post Types with […]

Ensure Form Notification Emails don’t end up in Spam.

If you are relying on an email notification to let you know someone filled out your contact form, you better be sure that notification arrives in your inbox and doesn’t get trapped in spam – or worse, never makes it to your email at all. Because of spammers and scammers, email providers add blocks to […]

Events Calendar tribe_get_events and timezones

Today I spent a frustratingly amount of time trying to list upcoming Events Calendar events on a website, and getting them to stay listed through the start and end time of the event. The reason why events were falling off early is because of the timezone. Events Calendar’s documentation (which I have found to be […]

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