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jQuery Scroll to Target with Offset

This tutorial shows how to create “scroll-to” links with jQuery. For example, if you want to add a link on your page that smoothly scrolls the user to a specific location, add the following code snippet to your JavaScript file.

View all WP Post variables

Quick tip to view all WP Post variables, which can be useful for development and debugging in WordPress.

WordPress Disable REST API Header Links

WordPress 4.4 adds all sorts of new REST API functionality. Which is great if your site is using it. But if not, then you may want to remove all of the extra baggage that WordPress now adds to every page load. This tutorial explains how to disable it.

Additional file-types for mod_expires

Here is a list of the most common file-types for Apache’s mod_expires, which is used for configuring expires headers for better cache control.

Display all images attached to post

Another technique for working with WordPress attachments, here’s how to display all images that are attached to the post, either before or after the existing post content.

Require user login for any plugin

Here’s a quick trick to require user-login for any plugin. For example, if you want users to be able to use your chat plugin only if they are logged in. Here’s how..

Tabbed sidebar menu with jQuery

Here’s an clean, simple way to add a tabbed sidebar menu using jQuery. You can see an example in the Introspection WP Theme.

Block XSS with .htaccess

Quick snippet today that you can add to your .htaccess file to block some common XSS (cross-site scripting) attacks.

CSS Style Pre Tags

I enjoy writing about HTML pre tags. In this post, I share some basic CSS to help style your pre tags for both screen and print media.

Display category name in WordPress

Here are two snippets for displaying the category name and displaying the category link in WordPress.

PHP Spoofing Headers with cURL

While working on a recent book-sale script, I needed a way to test various request headers. This script is what I used to spoof just about everything except the IP address (which it seems is not possible to spoof via PHP/cURL).

Font Smoothing in Chrome & Firefox

Working with text in Chrome (and other Webkit-based browser) and Firefox can be frustrating. Depending on context, certain fonts may be displayed weird: too heavy, too fat, too thick, and so forth. So much so that the text can look distorted and difficult to read. Fortunately, we can apply the CSS font-smoothing property to make […]