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I'm a front end web developer + designer who 's WordPress, SEO, and web marketing. I also blog about music, health, food, and movies/TV.

Back on the low-carb, IF wagon…

As this year’s winter approached, I knew I was risking gaining back some of the weight I’d lost. I’m a home body but in the winter months I’m even more so. I also tend to carb load when it’s cold outside, perhaps because I may […]

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How to remove auto-paragraph tags in WordPress post excerpts and limit its character length

Today I’m going to show you how to make two quick adjustments to your WordPress site’s post excerpts, both of which you can implement in moments. Moments, I say!

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The South Beach diet vs. Intermittent Fasting

I’ve been a fan of Dr. Eric Berg for about a year and his videos on food and health have been critical to my own success with losing weight and demolishing some of the beliefs that I was raised with when it comes to how […]

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How to use Advanced Custom Fields on your WordPress post archive page

The Advanced Custom Fields plugin is a handy way to extend the capabilities of your WordPress posts and pages to provide owners with an efficient way to update content on complex, customized layouts. When using ACF for your default posts page, however, there’s an additional […]

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Fix broken pagination on WordPress custom post types

So, you’ve created a custom post type for your WordPress site but when testing your archive, pagination isn’t working and instead shows your 404 page. Here’s a potential fix that worked for me on a recent project.

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How to display BuddyPress extended profile data on every page

BuddyPress is a software add-on that extends WordPress into an online community, which is great for creating your own social networks. I’m just finishing up a project at work where I’m using it to build out our new Intranet and it’s been fun working with […]

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How to display content for specific child pages in WordPress

Let’s say you’re looking to display content on your WordPress pages but only for child pages of a specific section of your site. Here’s how to do it in just a couple of steps.

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Include a custom post type in search results on WordPress

For today’s tutorial, I’m going to show you two ways you can include custom post types on your site’s search results. Custom Post Types aren’t included in results by default, so we need to tweak our theme just a little to make it happen.

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