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 […]

A2 WordPress Hosting

How to make a user profiles section with the user avatar and custom meta fields with WP_User_Query?

WP_User_Query doesn’t give direct access to the user avatar, so how to show the avatar?

Regular profile fields are easy to reference from the codex.

But what about custom meta fields?

Displaying the avatar and other user meta with WP_User_Query isn’t quite straight forward. Some user profile data is returned by default, but user meta fields and avatar takes a little more effort.

Here […]

Change the Default Schema.org Microdata in Genesis

Since there are already so many great articles out there about the usefulness of adding Schema.org Microdata to your HTML5 markup, I’ll let Google help you out on that.

I encountered a situation where I needed to change all microdata for single blog posts, archive pages, home page and any other place a blog post was displayed.

Let’s get started:

When viewing a […]

Choosing a WordPress Theme: a Beginner’s Guide

Picking a theme can be daunting and even overwhelming for a beginning WordPresser. This article is an attempt to clarify the process. 

Where Do I Find Themes?

There are tons of options both within WordPress in the ‘Appearance -> Themes’ section and out in the wild of the web.  I’d love to say there is a super quick and easy way to […]

GreenGeeks Web Hosting

For Eco-conscious web-hosting I recommend  GreenGeeks.com. They offer great bargain packages as well as advanced webs services and a free domain name for the life your account. Since I am an affiliate with GreenGeeks, if you purchase hosting using the link above you will also be giving a gift to me.

“In order to compensate for the polluting power we pull […]

Arvixe Web Hosting

I have used Arvixe for some time and their plans are great for super low budget sites. They had problems about 6 months ago during an upgrade to new servers, but sorted it out eventually.  If you use the link below and purchase a plan with them I will get a commission, thanks! http://www.arvixe.com/5377.html

To find out more, do a search […]

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