WordPress Loading Two Pages at a Time?

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I think I may have just discovered a major issue with WordPress. It would seem that WordPress is loading two pages at a time, the second loading after the first one has rendered on the screen, the other somehow in the background. Here’s what I did to discover it. I’m hoping someone else can verify… Read more »

WordPress Theme Not Showing Up

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I was having an issue with my newly created theme not even appearing in the Appearance -> Themes settings page on WordPress. After much searching online I never did find an answer so I’m posting it here. I did some trial and error of adding and removing files and realized that WordPress not only requires… Read more »

Host Your Own Custom WordPress Plugin Auto-Updater

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Update It looks like there is a fully fledged plugin for accomplishing this feat for both plugins and themes. I recommend using it instead of this hack: https://github.com/jeremyclark13/automatic-theme-plugin-update The Problem The biggest appeal WordPress has is it’s extensibility via plugins. But if you create a private plugin for personal use or for a corporation with… Read more »

CForms CAPTCHA Not Working

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Using Cforms II, when I select font17.ttf as the captcha font (the one that looks comic book style) it will not validate‚Ķever. I continue to get the message “Please double-check your verification code.” If I switch fonts, it validates just fine. This has nothing to do with disabling other plugins and using default theme, as… Read more »

Using JQuery to enable optgroup in CForms

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CForms II is an extremely robust and useful plugin for WordPress. One of the main frustrations I’ve noticed people have with it is the lack of optgroup support with select boxes. I wrote this little piece of JQuery code that will allow you to enable optgroup: if($(".cform").length!=0){ $(".cform select option").each(function(){ if($(this).val() == "groupstart"){ var label… Read more »