Exclude Custom Taxonomy Terms from Genesis [post_info] shortcode in WordPress

I needed to exclude specific custom taxonomy terms from the Genesis [post_info] shortcode which by default lists all the terms in the taxonomy in the post meta.

I achieved this by modifying the get_the_terms_list() function, which is used in the Genesis post_info shortcode. Then create a new shortcode [filtered_post_info] to use instead of [post_info].

The first step is creating a new function […]

How to create an alphabetical drop down list (jump menu) of taxonomy terms.

Here’s the problem:

You have a custom taxonomy and you need to create a taxonomy dropdown list, similar to the WordPress category dropdown option.
You need to have multiple taxonomy dropdowns for the child terms within the taxonomy. (get_term_children)
These term lists should be sorted alphabetically.
When selected the term should link to its archive page with a nice pretty permalink.  (jump menu)
The term […]

SiteGround Hosting VS A2 Hosting VS GreenGeeks Hosting

As a WordPress web designer I get a lot of opportunity to work with different web hosts and services.

One of the major problems I find with web hosting and WordPress, on shared hosting, is slow load times and long timeouts.

Most shared hosting these days offers unlimited storage and unlimited bandwidth. This sounds great because people think that unlimited bandwidth means […]

7 Elements of Successful Web Design

Successful websites start with a clear goal and objective. The foundation of a site is its content: text,  photos and video. A pleasing design and usable interface makes the content accessible, interesting and creates a positive user experience. SEO and marketing strategies are what brings traffic to the site. Tracking and follow up completes the cycle and informs us […]

How to Remove Gravity Forms CSS style-sheets and Scripts from Specific Pages

Gravity forms has a nice option in the settings area to remove it’s css output from all pages. However when you want to remove the style-sheets from individual pages it gets more complicated.

Here’s a simple function which will remove Gravity Forms CSS and selected scripts from the front_page:
Cut and paste this code into your functions.php file.

//Deregister Gravity Stylesheets and […]

A2 WordPress Hosting

Update: 5/6/2016 – I have decided to move all my own hosting onto A2’s servers. Their speed and reliability is unmatched.

I have been really impressed with A2 hosting, especially the speed and database power of their shared WordPress packages. I find that even though many hosts advertise “unlimited bandwidth” and “unlimited storage” they have very strict limits on server memory […]

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