Anonymous and Arrow Functions in PHP

I’ve already covered the basics of functions in PHP in one of a previous tutorials. Even though PHP has a lot of built-in functions, it gives us the choice to define our own functions as well. There are different ways to define our own functions in PHP. PHP Functions in PHP: Return Values and Parameters… Continue reading Anonymous and Arrow Functions in PHP

How to Build a Simple Theme Switcher With the CSS Checkbox Hack

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a CSS-only theme switcher by taking advantage of the “CSS checkbox hack technique” and CSS variables. Ready for another CSS challenge? Note: This tutorial assumes that you’re familiar with this particular CSS technique along with advanced CSS selectors (e.g. general sibling combinator). If you haven’t heard of… Continue reading How to Build a Simple Theme Switcher With the CSS Checkbox Hack

CSS Charts: How to Create a Horizontal Organizational Chart

In a previous tutorial, we learned how to create a CSS-only vertical organizational chart. Today, as some folks requested, we’ll go through the process of building its corresponding horizontal one.  CSS CSS Charts: How to Create an Organizational Chart George Martsoukos And here’s the twist; we’ll create this new chart without changing a single line… Continue reading CSS Charts: How to Create a Horizontal Organizational Chart

How to Customize Contact Form 7 for WordPress: Floating Labels

You might have seen forms where the placeholder text is animated when you start typing into that input. This pattern isn’t new, yet still remains a popular trend in UX form design. Today, we’ll learn the steps needed for adding this behavior into a form built with Contact Form 7 (CF7), one of the most… Continue reading How to Customize Contact Form 7 for WordPress: Floating Labels

How to Add Custom CSS to Your WordPress Site

The WordPress ecosystem is huge, so it can be a challenge to find the perfect theme to match your brand in every respect. A good starting point is by browsing the thousands of high-quality WordPress themes on ThemeForest.  However, it frequently happens that you find an almost perfect design but you still want to tweak it a little—or… Continue reading How to Add Custom CSS to Your WordPress Site

How to Add a Free WordPress Music Player to Your Site

Any website which lets users discover, buy, share, or download music or other sound effects should always have an audio player. Every user would like to preview the audio or music to determine if they want to purchase or share it or not. Giving users the option to play this audio from the webpage itself,… Continue reading How to Add a Free WordPress Music Player to Your Site

Polaroid Stack to Grid Intro Animation

A tutorial on how to create an intro animation where a decorative Polaroid stack becomes a grid similar to the effect seen on the takeit website. View demo Download source Today we’d like to show you how to create a very simple intro effect similar to the one seen on the takeit website where a… Continue reading Polaroid Stack to Grid Intro Animation

Posts, Pages and Post Types

In this part of this series on WP_Query, you’ll learn how to use WP_Query to query for posts, pages and custom post types. You can query for specific posts and pages or you can run a query to return posts of one or more post types. A Recap on How Arguments Work in WP_Query Before… Continue reading Posts, Pages and Post Types