WordPress

All things WordPress on this site.

All the pages about WordPress

WordPress block markup reference

I list as many WordPress block markup tags as possible.

WordPress block theme development: field notes

I try to make sense of how to create WordPress blocks programatically.

WordPress errors and solutions

WordPress errors I have come across, along with their solutions.

WordPress

Everything on the site about WordPress appears here.

Panda-Puss: a new WordPress theme

The home page of the Panda-Puss theme for WordPress by Pandammonium.

Blipper widget example

Examples of Blipper Widget in use.

WP Blimporter

A brief description of WP Blimporter.

Blipper Widget

About the Blipper Widget plugin for WordPress.

WordPress development

My WordPress development.

All the posts about WordPress

Official WordPress block documentation exists

I find the official WordPress (WP) documentation for the core blocks.

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WordPress block settings: I’ve found them

I finally find some answers to my block markup questions.

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Adding a navigation menu to a WordPress block theme

I work out how to register menu locations for themes, which seems pointless, actually.

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WordPress search block and search results

The lack of conditional logic in HTML files is causing problems. This problem doesn’t exist with PHP files.

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I’ve just realised something about WordPress block styling, and it’s not good

I realise that semantic classes are not compatible with the Site Editor’s settings.

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WordPress block parts

I talk briefly about WordPress block theme parts and compare them to the classic theme equivalent.

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WordPress navigation blocks

I discover how to add a navigation block to a WordPress block theme. I note some of the markup that can be used with such blocks.

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Adding your own classes to WordPress blocks

I find out how to add classes to WordPress blocks without breaking the WordPress editor.

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WordPress block template markup: types of tag

There are two types of WordPress block template markup, just as there are two types of HTML tags. I explain.

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There’s a Sublime Text package to auto-complete WordPress blocks

I have an idea for helping with WordPress block templates: an auto-completion package for Sublime Text.

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WordPress block template documention

I look for documentation to help with creating my WordPress block theme Panda-Puss.

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The trouble with clever interfaces

I grumble about WordPress blocks – again.

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Designing Panda-Puss isn’t straightforward

I finally get down to writing code for my WP Panda-Puss theme. It’s confusing.

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A new logo for Blipper Widget

I use my new Pandammonium logo as a base for my new Blipper Widget logo.

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A logo for Panda-Puss

I use my new Pandammonium logo as a base for my new Panda-Puss logo.

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Blipper Widget 1.1.2 is released

I release Blipper Widget 1.1.2, but compatibility has only been fully tested up to WP 5.7.

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Panda-Puss base theme change

I change the type of my Panda-Puss theme from a traditional one to a new-fangled block theme.

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Adding/enabling missing PHP modules in WordPress

I am thwarted yet again by WordPress, but not for long!

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Nobody panic, but PHP is missing the MySQL extension, which is required by WordPress

I see a terrible new-to-me error and think it will be awful to fix; but it’s even simpler than the internet says it is.

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Strange changes to this site’s design

I notice this site looks a bit odd. What’s going on?

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Weird colour effects: apologies

My website inexplicably goes weird, but I more-or-less fix it.

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Installing and using Sass

I want to use SCSS, so I have to install Sass.

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WordPress 5.8

I update WordPress and find its new block widgets have broken my site. Then I fix it – temporarily.

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A new WordPress theme

I announce the creation of a new WordPress theme I’m working on.

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WordPress themes

I start learning how to write a WordPress theme.

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Blipper Widget 0.0.9 released

I release Blipper Widget 0.0.9.

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"database"

Error establishing a database connection: solved

I fix the error in establishing a database connection.

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Error establishing a database connection

Me and my website have database woes. Sorry about that.

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Blipper Widget 0.0.7 released

Blipper Widget 0.0.7 is released.

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Blipper Widget 0.0.6 released

Blipper Widget 0.0.6 is released.

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Blipper Widget is now available through the WP Plugin Directory

Blipper Widget is now available for your installing pleasure from the WordPress Plugin Directory.

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Blipper Widget: approved!

WordPress approve Blipper Widget. On to the next step.

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Blipper Widget: submitted!

I submit Blipper Widget for review.

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Readying Blipper Widget for the WordPress Plugin Repository

I prepare Blipper Widget for submission to the WordPress Plugin Repository.

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Blipper Widget — back in business

I fix Blipper Widget, hurrah.

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WP Blipper Widget suffers setback

WP Blipper Widget becomes Blipper Widget… and breaks.

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Images reinstated

The images are back in my blog posts.

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Image problem

I thought it would be easy to fix the missing images on my blog, but it isn’t.

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WP Blipper Widget: options

I separate the options into those that work behind the scenes and those that affect the appearance of the widget.

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Demo: WP Blipper Widget

WP Blipper Widget is now live on this site!

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WP Blipper Widget: fixed

Digital Ocean help me find and fix the error that killed my plugin — oh, happy day.

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WP Blipper Widget problems: PHP?

WP Blipper Widget has technical problems on Digital Ocean. Is it related to PHP?

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Simplifying always helps

WP Blipper Widget update: scrap the over-complicated boilerplate WP plugin; start from scratch with one file.

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WP settings as arrays

Setting up the settings in my WP Blipper plugin.

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WP plugin structure

Developing a WP plugin using a boilerplate plugin.

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Development environment

Setting up my environment for my WordPress plugin development.

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Connecting Blipfoto to WordPress

Why I’m developing a plugin to connect Blipfoto to WordPress.

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continue development ← panda-puss → bare clone (local) → pp-template →mirror push (remote) → pp-template → new

Duplicating a git repository to create a template repository

I learn how to do something complicated-looking in git that’s actually pretty straightforward.

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Adding a navigation menu to a WordPress block theme

I work out how to register menu locations for themes, which seems pointless, actually.

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A new logo for Blipper Widget

I use my new Pandammonium logo as a base for my new Blipper Widget logo.

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A logo for Panda-Puss

I use my new Pandammonium logo as a base for my new Panda-Puss logo.

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MacOS, Apache, MySQL, PHP – without MAMP

I tire of MAMP and set up Apache, MySQL and PHP directly on my computer.

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I’ve added a copy button

I add a copy button to keyboard commands for your convenience.

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Speeding up this site

I make pandammonium.org faster.

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Installing and using Sass

I want to use SCSS, so I have to install Sass.

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