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A Simple Helper to Check if a Post Has Comments or Pingbacks

A previous post, I shared a strategy on how to separate comments, trackbacks, and pings in a WordPress post. In

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Programmatically Upload Files in WordPress (and Create Associated Meta Data)

This is post one of two on how to upload files in WordPress and created associated meta data. In a

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Filtering wp_title and Why This Matters

For anyone who has experience in building WordPress themes – or even just one theme – or anyone who has

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Developers Need Help Marketing WordPress Themes

If you hang around the WordPress Community long enough (that is, those people who are involved in working on WordPress

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Separation of Concerns with WordPress Templates

One of the biggest pain points in working with WordPress templates – or, really, any  PHP and HTML in general

Partials in Mayer
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A Rule of Thumb for WordPress Partials

For anyone who has worked with WordPress on some level, you’re likely familiar with the concept of templates. In the

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How To Retrieve Posts with Multiple Taxonomies

I think that one of the more underestimated aspects of building solutions with WordPress comes with leveraging custom post types

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Programmatically Delete Files in WordPress (and Their Associated Meta Data)

This is post two of two on how to upload files in WordPress and created associated meta data. Read the

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Strategies To Future Proof WordPress

You’ve gotta be prepared for the future, just in case you end up there. For those of you who have

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My Workflows For WordPress: Self-Hosted Projects

In the previous article, I shared a bit about how I try to streamline my workflow based on where my

Cornerstone For Source Control
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My Workflows For WordPress: Hosted Projects

If you’re like me, then there’s a part of you that’s obsessed highly motivated to make sure that you’re streamlining

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Programmatically Set a Default Menu in WordPress

When it comes to building a theme (or any WordPress project that’s going to feature custom menus), there are several

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Outsource WordPress Support (I Don’t, But What About You?)

I recently received a comment on my article on WordPress plugin support (that is, How Much is Too Much?). Specifically, the

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Separation of Concerns with Queries and Helper Functions

In the previous post, I shared a little bit about the idea of separation of concerns – a concept that’s

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Passing Variables in WordPress: Loops

Check out the first post on passing variables in WordPress using WP_Query. In the previous post, I shared how I

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Passing Variables in WordPress: WP_Query

Check out the second post on passing variables in WordPress in loops. One of the most minute aspects of writing