Custom WordPress login

WordPress has a wide range of options to change the look and feel of your WordPress setup. One that most people overlook is the login box, accessible at http://yourdomain.com/wp-admin/. Using the code below, you will be able to apply a custom CSS stylesheet to the login page. Firstly create your stylesheet. You could name the file […]

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Change Bootstrap 3 Navicon on toggle

I’ve been looking at how to change the button icon which is shown across Bootstrap 3 navigation menus in a mobile viewport. For months I’ve come across a whole variety of clever Navicon icons which change when clicked upon. I wanted to implement this feature into a Bootstrap navigation menu. In the end, I used a […]

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Using Font Icons with WordPress 3.8 Custom Post Types

WordPress 3.8 introduced a new Admin design which now uses Font Icons instead of images. This method has many benefits such as great support for Retina devices and quicker load times. Before WordPress 3.8 you had to use images for your icons, now you can use Font Icons, specifically the icons designed for WordPress called […]

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Working with Git

Git is fantastic for version control, I have been using it quite often this month for work and personal projects. Although this isn’t the first time I have used Git, I did use it whilst at university. Although at that time I only used the Github Windows GUI client and whilst it was okay it […]

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WordPress 3.7 Auto Update

The WordPress 3.7 [Basie] release went live on the 24 October 2013. It’s great release and includes a number of important features, one of which is Automatic Updates. By default automatic updates will only be applied to minor version upgrades and not major releases. For example; versions such as 3.7.1 to 3.7.2 will be applied […]

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PHP cron job to download podcasts

I have built this script a while ago to keep track of podcasts I wanted to watch. My ISP gives me free internet usage after 11pm which doesn’t contribute to my monthly download limit so I needed some way to automate the download of the podcast. I decided to build this script in PHP as […]

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Updated: Animated CSS3 Android Bot

Since my first post of creating a CSS3 Android bot (here) I have wanted to add animated functionality, and in under 15 minutes I did just that. I have animated the right arm of the Android bot so it simulates ‘waving’. I have added a CodePen and a Gist below. See the Pen Android Bot […]

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Android Bot created in CSS3 code snippet

Update: I have posted an updated version of this Android bot using CSS3 animations here. I have been playing around with CSS3 recently. As a small test to see if it is possible to design with CSS3 I had a goal to create the Android bot in HTML and CSS. The finished code appears to […]

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CSS3 Flat UI Scrollbars in Google Chrome

I have recently been developing a piece of work which required the scroll-bars to look flat and clean. I had previously seen Google’s Gmail site using the same sort of scroll-bar design which would fit perfectly into the piece of work I creating. Having a look around the web didn’t show much code snippets or […]

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Implementing an image picker for WordPress 3.5

Since re-developing my portfolio for this website, I found that the media picker script which I was using to select portfolio images should be updated. Originally the first version of the script was using the old WordPress Thickbox modal. Since WordPress 3.5 it has been possible to use the new WordPress modal. Although I found […]

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