WordPress

All things WordPress on this site.

All the pages about WordPress

Blipper Widget: readme

The Blipper Widget readme file.

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

Blipper Widget 1.2.0 is released

Here’s what’s new in Blipper Widget 1.2.0.

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Blipper Widget 1.1.3 is released

I update Blipper Widget to indicate how it works with WP 6.0.1.

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WordPress search block and search results: improved

WordPress 6.0 improves the behaviour when no results are found.

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Official WordPress block documentation exists

I find the official WordPress 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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"database"

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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