Rachel McCollin
WordPress Developer and Writer, Birmingham UK
Rachel McCollin is a WordPress developer who writes books, articles and tutorials about web design and development, with a focus on WordPress and on responsive and mobile development. She runs a web design agency in Birmingham, UK and has published three books on WordPress, including WordPress: Pushing the Limits, an advanced resource for WordPress developers. She's currently writing her fourth book.
Courses
  • Code

    Set Up WordPress Multisite

    1.2 hours
  • Code

    Developing a WooCommerce Theme

    1.6 hours
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Tutorials
  • Business
    Want to Work For a Top Digital Company? Here's What They're Looking ForWork digital
    178 shares
    If you're looking for a role with a tech giant or maybe a fast growing startup, it pays to know what type of person they're looking for and how they hire. Here's what to expect.Read More…
  • Code
    Styling Sections in a Page-Based Site DifferentlyStyle by category
    176 shares
    Learn how to create sections in a site based on a hierarchical page structure or page categories with different styling for each section.Read More…
  • Code
    Use a Custom Post Type for Your Sidebar ContentCustom post type for sidebar
    247 shares
    Using a custom post type to add sidebar content to your site can make things easier for users than relying on widgets. Here's how to do it.Read More…
  • Business
    Keeping Ahead of the Game in Your Web CareerRunning ahead
    266 shares
    If you're anything like me, every time a new website builder or CMS is launched (at least a good one), a little part of you goes cold. Being able to design and create generic websites isn't enough for web professionals anymore. Learn what you can do to develop your career and stay competitive.Read More…
  • Code
    Style Different Categories in Your WordPress Site Differently Using CSSStyle by category
    222 shares
    Sometimes you may want to make the different sections of your website or blog look quite different, either with different branding or different colors. Here I'll show you how to use classes output by WordPress to do just that.Read More…
  • Code
    Style Posts by Category on Your Main Blog PageStyle by category
    201 shares
    Being able to style posts according to their category will make it easier for visitors to identify how your posts are structured and make your site look more appealing. In this tutorial I'll show you how to do this with WordPress.Read More…
  • Code
    Moving WordPress: Moving Your Site From a Subdirectory to the Root DirectoryMoving wordpress
    231 shares
    Sometimes you need to develop a WordPress site in a subdirectory and then move it to the root directory for launch. Here I'll show you how to do so in just five minutes.Read More…
  • Code
    Moving WordPress: Moving a Site Into a Multisite NetworkMoving wordpress
    200 shares
    In the previous part of this series I showed you how to move a site out of a WordPress Multisite network. In this tutorial I'll show you the reverse—how to move a site into a Multisite network.Read More…
  • Code
    Moving WordPress: Moving a Site Out of a Multisite NetworkMoving wordpress
    280 shares
    In the previous part of this series on moving WordPress, I showed you how to move a Multisite Network. But what if you just want to move one site out of a network? Here's how.Read More…
  • Code
    Moving WordPress: Moving a Multisite NetworkMoving wordpress
    249 shares
    Earlier in this series, I showed you how to move a WordPress site in a few fairly straightforward steps. Here I'll show you how to move WordPress Multisite, which is a bit more complicated but not impossible.Read More…
  • Code
    Why You Shouldn’t Code URLs in Themes or Plugins—and the WordPress Functions to Use InsteadUrl functions wordpress
    240 shares
    Hard-coding URLs into your themes and plugins is a risky thing to do—but the good news is, you don't have to. Here I'll show you the functions you can use to create URLs dynamically in your themes and plugins.Read More…
  • Code
    Moving WordPress: Using Plugins to Move Your SiteMoving wordpress
    210 shares
    In this second part of a seven-part series, I'll demonstrate how you can use one of a number of plugins to move your WordPress site.Read More…