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Allow HTML in WordPress Category Name/Title


While there is sufficient information online on how to allow HTML in WordPress category descriptions, I have found that there is no decent information on allowing HTML in the name/title of the category. It always gets completely stripped out after saving changes. Be aware that adding HTML to the category name may have unintended effects for you, such as the code itself appearing in the title of the category page, but there are still some situations where allowing HTML in WordPress category names can be useful. So I went in to the WP core to find out what’s going on.We […]

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Using Auth0 and the WordPress REST API


This post is to simply clear up a few confusions I initially had when working with Auth0 and the WordPress REST API. I imagine there may be others out there who would benefit from a little more clarification than has been given on this issue. Auth0 and the Auth0 WordPress plugin does not offer any support for the WP REST API. This does not mean that Auth0 is blocking the WP REST API. It simply means that you cannot authenticate access to the WP REST API with Auth0 – or that you cannot do this without a fair bit of […]

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Vertical Text When Viewing Posts in WordPress



A common and and annoying issue I and many others have encountered is text displaying vertically in a post archive in the WordPress dashboard. Although this issue may look difficult to fix, it’s actually caused by too many columns being displayed. The solution is simple.

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Add An Episode Index To The Anchor FM Podcasts Embed Player



Update: I have built a free WordPress plugin for this functionality to enable you to easily output it on a page or post with a shortcode. You can download it here or search for “Anchor Episodes Index” on the WordPress plugin library. Check it out. It was recently rated as one of the top 5 podcasting plugins by WP Glob and one of the top 3 Best WordPress Podcast Plugins in 2022 by AYS Pro!If you are using WordPress, I highly recommend you use the plugin so that you have access to updates, maintainability and ease of use. It is […]

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Random WordPress Tips – WP Rig, WP Smoother



This is an article simply for the purpose of sharing some valuable WordPress tips and tricks I’m learning on my journey in the WordPress Universe. There are mountains of information on WordPress, and it’s often very hard to wade through, especially for beginners, so I’m hoping this will help people gain some traction in that area. WP Rig For our first of our WordPress tips, we have  WP Rig. It’s a great tool which I’ve just discovered. Its purpose is to help WordPress theme developers create fully custom themes, that are “lighting-fast”. But it’s much more than that. It implements a […]

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