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WordPress is a content management system (CMS) powered by PHP, MySQL and JavaScript. WordPress is the world’s leading system to create websites and blogs. Currently, approximately 38% of all the content on the web was built with WordPress.

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Why We Like Combining Divi and ACF

Why We Like Combining Divi and ACF

I want to show you how we can use ACF and Toolset to insert dynamic content into our text editor. With ACF, we can easily find available fields and insert them into our content. We can also enable raw HTML to display content verbatim. Toolset works similarly, but it drops in shortcodes instead. However, the Divi builder can sometimes have trouble with inserting shortcodes, so I approach this cautiously. Overall, using ACF and Toolset can help us easily populate ACF elements and add styling to...

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BC Ferries Shortcode Display For WordPress

BC Ferries Shortcode Display For WordPress

This plugin displays coming sailings for the BC Ferries Fleet. It draws upon the API from the BC Ferries API: the only public API for retrieving current data on BC Ferries sailings. Used in Pratt's app, BC Ferry Times, an iOS app to get the latest ferry schedule and sailing capacities. It uses references to the terminals: "TSA" -> Tsawwassen "SWB" -> Swartz Bay "SGI" -> Southern Gulf Islands "DUK" -> Duke Point (Nanaimo) "FUL" -> Fulford Harbour (Salt Spring Island) "HSB" -> Horseshoe Bay...

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What’s the difference between posts and pages in WordPress?

What’s the difference between posts and pages in WordPress?

In WordPress, posts and pages are two of the most commonly used content types. Posts are typically used for blog entries, news updates, and other types of content that are time-sensitive and frequently updated. Pages, on the other hand, are used for more static content, such as an About Us page or a Contact page.

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Linking Gravity Forms to BuddyPress Forums

I was posed with problem: make BuddyPress forum topics from a Gravity Forms form submission. Turning Gravity Form submissions into posts isn't a big party trick-- that is built in. What doesn't work, is the linkage to a particular forum as a new topic. So: I did some hacking (see the code below). I made a gravity form I have it posting to the post_type for topics I put in a hidden value with the label of "forum_id" and the number for that forum id as the default value for the hidden value I...

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Hiring a Webmaster vs. Retaining a Web Management Company

Hiring a Webmaster vs. Retaining a Web Management Company

According to data from the Canada's Job Bank, the median hourly wage for web developers in Canada is $30.50. That works out to an annual salary of around $63,000 based on a full-time work week. It's important to consider other costs associated with hiring an employee: benefits, training, and employment insurance. These costs can add significantly to the overall cost of putting a full-time webmaster on staff. It's important to carefully consider the costs and benefits of hiring a webmaster on...

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