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SMTP & WP Mandrill

WordPress

October 24, 2014

Read this article about enabling Mandrill on  your site with

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Place this within the single.php template to grab the Featured Image and format it automatically inline with the content.

the_post_thumbnail('large', array('class' => 'alignright'));

This can also be used in the loop with alongside posts with featured images.

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the_post_thumbnail('medium', array('class' => 'alignright'));

 

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This function, when added to functions.php, will help you add a posts_per_page query to the archive.php and archives.php pages, enabling you to further customize the output. Sourced from here

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It helps in the long run to install WordPress in a sub folder, this will keep multiple domains / folders better organized in your ftp.

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Thematic Archives.php

WordPress

September 11, 2014

The Archives.php and Archive.php templates are setup to pull in certain data within their loops, and these can be difficult to adjust. I found the below template for Thematic here and have used this to style main and monthly archive feeds in the past.

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This is a handy trick if you’re working with ajax or dynamic elements that are using a filter, such as Ultimate WordPress Query Search Filter.

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global $post; 
$slug = get_post( $post )->post_name;

See reference on WordPress support forums here.

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A handy WordPress function to allow you to filter by child pages for great functionality.  Please see reference and author here. Function and simple example usage. Please see website of Kevin Leary for greater functionality and more complex usage.

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Place this code inside of the relevant Div

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Background-Attachment: Fixed does not work in Safari when using multiple background images in Safari.  The images will disappear when the browser is resized, or accessed in mobile device.  Background-Attachment: Fixed will render the images properly in Chrome, and Firefox, but even when coupled with Display: Block, and Overflow: Hidden to force images to appear, will not work properly in Safari.

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Add this code to your functions.php file in order to create Breadcrumbs.

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