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From useful code snippets to developer tutorials and presentations, here’s where you’ll find my regular ramblings about WordPress, web development, Human Resources and tech. I usually publish a new post every month.

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How To Set A Default Featured Image For Your Posts And Pages In WordPress Using Advanced Custom Fields

July 25, 2020

Cameron Jones

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Advanced Custom Fields, Developer Tutorials, WordPress

They say pictures are worth a thousand words. That might be a slight exaggeration, but images can be vitally important for websites, particularly for layouts that use featured images. It’s common for themes to display grids or lists of posts, and if some of the posts don’t include a featured image the site can look…

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How To Use The New acf/register_block_type_args Filter To Optimise ACF Block Registration

May 10, 2020

Cameron Jones

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Advanced Custom Fields, WordPress

On March 26th, Advanced Custom Fields 5.8.9 was released. It was a relatively minor release, mainly including a couple of bug fixes, translation updates. But this would be the release that changed everything about block registration. Quietly, a new filter acf/register_block_type_args was introduced. This allows plugins or themes to modify the registration arguments of a…

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Coping With COVID-19

March 21, 2020

Cameron Jones

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General

I’m sure like most people, the COVID-19 pandemic is top of mind for me at the moment. These are scary times for a lot of us, particularly for those who are most vulnerable or have loved ones who are. The economy is already taking a massive hit, and I’m particularly worried for the entertainment industry….

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The Essential Plugins You Should Install On Every Website – WordCamp Port Macquarie 2019

October 8, 2019

Cameron Jones

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Speaking Engagements, WordCamp, WordPress

This past weekend I made the trek down to Port Macquarie for their very first WordCamp! It was an excellent event, congratulations to Robey, Jake and the rest of the organising team on a very successful first WordCamp. I was privilaged to speak at WordCamp Port Macquarie, presenting The Essential Plugins You Should Install On…

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