Creating a Link Manager with WordPress

You know I’m a huge WordPress fan and I rely on it whenever I need a CMS. At this point pretty much everything is possible, don’t want to mess with PHP? Sure, use it headless with GraphQL and Next.js or the provided out of the REST API. Today I won’t be using any of the […]

How to add a class to Tag Cloud items – WordPress

If you want to extend the WordPress Tag Cloud Widget with your own custom CSS class, you can easily use the wp_generate_tag_cloud_data filter like so: Docs: filter: wp_generate_tag_cloud_data wp_generate_tag_cloud()

How to add custom meta data to WordPress REST API

The WordPress REST API is a very neat thing. I’m using it to pull my To-Do list into my Firefox Start Page, which I find totally awesome 🤩 If you’re using custom post meta data is not as straight forward. For some reason the meta data is not exposed by default when you query posts […]

Creating a To Do list WordPress theme

You might not know this about me but I used to be a WordPress developer, I used to get paid to exclusively develop Themes and Plugins at the company I worked for. It has been a while and I’ve lost the edge when it comes best practices and latest news. Specially around PHP and MySQL. […]

Behold my new domain name! 🤩

First of all, we need to travel back to 2019, when Google launched a new top-level domain. 👨🏻‍💻 .dev Before making it publicly available Google decided to have an auction period, in which people could bid on a name. Which makes perfect sense for brands. My idea was to get ricard.dev but was not willing […]

WordPress in sub-directory with NGINX

If you want to have a WordPress installation inside a sub-folder. Maybe you have a WordPress inside a WordPress, sounds more complicated that what it actually is. You might get an error when trying to publish a post or page: The response is not a valid JSON response. The scenario could be like this: Example.com […]