Putting things where they belong

This is the ultimate guide in creating child themes and functionality plugins so that you can edit your WordPress site without breaking anything, with examples showing you how to implement different types of changes.


Custom Metaboxes and Fields levels up to v2.0

The excellent Custom Metaboxes and Fields plugin has been updated to v2.0, with a completely new codebase.

Photo in a lightbox

FooBox – A responsive lightbox for WordPress

FooBox is the best lightbox plugin on the market and makes adding video, images and HTML contect in a striking layout a doddle.


How to show and hide content at set times

I have updated my Show/Hide Content plugin to allow setting start AND end times, nesting shortcodes inside the time restricting shortcodes and repeating show/hide schedules on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.

Gravity Forms - for your WordPress form needs

Use Gravity Forms merge tags for email notifications

Merge tags help you to automatically insert data that you already know into Gravity Forms, rather than manually having to enter it, like a user’s name and email address.


User switching – testing restricted parts of membership sites

The User Switching plugin is really useful for testing out what every part of a website looks like while logged in as any user on your site which is great for testing and troubleshooting.

Unobtrusive email optins from OptinMonster

OptinMonster – Improving email subscriptions on WordPress

OptinMonster has reimagined how email subscriptions should look and work, and their WordPress plugin is a game-changer for adding optin forms to your WordPress site


Using Gravity Forms to create tasks in Todo

I’m a huge fan of Getting Things Done, so when I discovered that I could create tasks in Appigo’s Todo using notifications from Gravity Forms, I squeed a little if I’m honest!

(More) Stripe

Building The WP Butler with Gravity Forms + (more) Stripe

Using a blend of Gravity Forms and (More) Stripe, I was able to build a system which creates dynamic subscriptions individual to each user’s needs. It powers the new WP Butler service.


Using WP Migrate DB Pro’s new media migration tool

WP Migrate DB Pro’s new media migration tool makes transferring a WordPress site even easier by automagically moving the entire media library from one site to another as well.