Creating a WooCommerce grocery store

WooCommerce grocery store Online grocery stores are no longer reserved for large supermarkets with deep pockets. With the cost of web development falling and the quality of great open-source software rising, there’s no shortage of options to create a quality website on a budget. In this post we’ll be exploring how to create a complete […]

Decimal Quantities for WooCommerce

I recently had a client who was setting up an online grocery store with WooCommerce. They needed the ability for customers to specify decimal quantities. I’m aware of some of the solutions out there such as the Measurement Price Calculator, but it just seemed a bit overkill for what this client needed. I found the […]

Free IP Geo Location on WPEngine

WPEngine recently started offering the ability to geolocate IP’s if you’re on the business plan or above. But for many of you still on the personal plan this is no help. If you have a low traffic site (less than 1000 visitors a day) then this could be a good solution for you. Put this […]

Installing SSH2 Extension for PHP on CentOS 5

Here is a great tutorial from Dynamic Hosting Blog on installing ssh2 extension for php. I use this often for wordpress installations since I don’t normally setup my server with ftp. This will allow me to download and install updates/plugins using ssh instead of using the less secure ftp. via Installing SSH2 Extension for PHP […]

Show Categories Filter on Custom Post Type List

Found this useful thread on displaying a category filter on a custom post type in wordpress. Here’s the code: add_action( ‘restrict_manage_posts’, ‘my_restrict_manage_posts’ ); function my_restrict_manage_posts() { global $typenow; $taxonomy = ‘your_custom_taxonomy_name’; if( $typenow != “page” && $typenow != “post” ){ $filters = array($taxonomy); foreach ($filters as $tax_slug) { $tax_obj = get_taxonomy($tax_slug); $tax_name = $tax_obj->labels->name; $terms […]

Using term_description as keyword meta

I found a good use for WordPress’s taxonomy description. I’m using it to display keywords for the meta tag. When a user visits the archive page of a taxonomy the keyword meta will be displayed in the header. Put the following code in your header file. Then make sure to put in a comma separated list of […]

Upload issues on WordPress with Mediatemple DV server

I was having some trouble a while back uploading media to my WordPress install. I would continually get an error stating that the media couldn’t be moved to the correct folder. I had tried all the forum solutions including even changing permissions to 777. Nothing seemed to work. After stumbling across a few threads on […]

Multi Currency PayPal Donations WP Plugin

UPDATE Apr 2, 2013: Fixed a few bugs that were caused by some newer versions of Worpdress. If you spot anything please leave a comment below and I’ll try to have a look. Check out my first WordPress plugin: Description PayPal charges high fees for cross border transactions. If you are one of the fortunate […]