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WordPress is the most popular open source content system available, used by more than 30% of all websites. It is the easiest platform to build your own website, with a vast supply of themes and plugins available to build anything you can imagine.

How To Remove The Uncategorised Category From WordPress And WooCommerce

September 28, 2020

Cameron Jones

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Developer Tutorials, WooCommerce, WordPress

Out of the box, WordPress includes a default category for posts called “Uncategorized”. It not only looks unprofessional, it’s largely unnecessary. While you can rename it to something more suitable, I tend to use “General”, you can’t delete it. At least, not without a bit of code. The first thing we’ll want to do is…

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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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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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