Adding a Class to Every nth Post

A project I was working on recently had a series of sections on a page. They ran in 3’s in that the 1st, 4th, 7th and so on and the 2nd, 5th, 8th (you get the idea!) were styled the same. Therefore I needed a way to add a class to each div which indicated […]

WordPress Admin Bar User Switching

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For a while now I have been using the excellent user switching plugin from John Blackbourn to easily switch between user accounts in WordPress. I have extended the plugin to produce Admin Bar User Switching. User Switching¬†provides an easy Switch to link in the users profile page when logged in as an administrator. This easily […]

Altering WordPress Admin Menus

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Over the last few months I have worked on a number of projects that have required some modifications to the WordPress admin screens. Sometimes it was just to make things easier for the client and others I needed to add different menus and admin pages for various reasons. One task I undertook required me to […]

WordPress Site Utility Plugin

There has been some discussion in recent weeks about the use of functions.php in the theme folder as oppose to using a plugin instead and the golden rule, in my opinion, is that anything that is not directly related to your WordPress theme should be in a plugin. Here I will outlined how I approach […]

WordPress Cumbria October Talk


WordPress Cumbria is a monthly WordPress meet up that takes place in Kendal, Cumbria. The October meet up was the second meet up between WordPress Developers, Designers, Users and anyone interested in the publishing platform. I was invited to speak at this months event. My short talk was entitled Extensible WordPress plugins and offered information […]

WordPress London Talk


After starting my speaking career in April at WordCamp Sheffield and doing talks at WordCamp Manchester and WordCamp Bournemouth I was kindly invited to speak at WordPress London by¬†Ngaire Ackerley. Having only been to London a few times in my entire life it was nice to be invited down and I decided to make it […]