Tips for Writing a WordPress Plug-in With URL Rewrites

Here are some tips to writing plugins with URL rewrites so that you get prettier variables instead of URL strings that are harder to read. Plus there maybe an SEO value to having more professional looking URLs. Watch out for any Plugins like Yoast that Re-write things If you have Yoast installed make sure that … Continue reading “Tips for Writing a WordPress Plug-in With URL Rewrites”

Basic Regular Expression Patterns for Beginners

This is super simplified, but it’s enough to get started with. I remember being confused by the gigantic tables with all the special clauses, so when you’re beginning keep it simple. Remember if you want to match a literal character you can just type it out, unless there’s a special character. Special characters have meanings … Continue reading “Basic Regular Expression Patterns for Beginners”

[Demo] Use a PHP & MySQL database to load markers on a Google Map

As of 2018, Google Maps now requires an API key so this will not work for the most part. Setting up a Google Maps to use PHP and a MySQL back-end isn’t the most straight forward thing to do, especially in comparison to using Google Map’s JavaScript API V3.  I wanted to load a map … Continue reading “[Demo] Use a PHP & MySQL database to load markers on a Google Map”