Tammy Hart
Tammy Hart is a self-taught designer and developer that has specialized in building custom WordPress websites for over 7 years. She's a Design Engineer at 10up, a full service web development agency. Tammy blogs about her craft at Tammy Hart Designs, and her most recent project is the development of a WordPress Recipe Plugin. You can find her designs on Dribbble, share some code on Forrst, and follow her on Twitter @tammyhart.
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    Create a YouTube Videos Page Template From an RSS FeedVideo page
    There are plenty of YouTube plugins in the WordPress.org plugin repository, and even in the Envato marketplace, but sometimes a plugin is just overkill for a very simple implementation of recent videos fetched from an RSS feed. In this tutorial, we'll go over how to use data returned from fetch_feed() to output a YouTube video page template.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Next and Previous Posts With ThumbnailsQt next prev thumbnails
    Media rich content is engaging content, right? And giving readers an opportunity to browse through posts linearly is one good way to keep them at your site reading longer, right? So why just give them a title? This quick tip will give you the programming you need to include the post thumbnail and the date of the next and previous posts. Styling is left up to you.Read More…
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    Function Examination: wp_nav_menuWp nav menu
    When WordPress 3 presented us with the new Menus functionality, it changed the way we viewed navigation menus forever. No longer were we bound to using the normal page listing functions or building our own custom menu functions to integrate category and page menus as well as external or hard linked items within a nav menu. But just how custom can we get with this new functionality? In this tutorial, we'll dive deep into everything that the wp_nav_menu function can do, use the Walker Class to add a sub description, and touch on some of its related functions.Read More…
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    Reusable Custom Meta Boxes Part 4: Using the DataMetabox 0
    In Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of our custom meta box template tutorial series, we learned how to make a reusable meta box that gets all of the field information from an easy to read, easy to duplicate array. A lot of the data is simple to use by just echoing the meta field in your template or through a function, but some of the fields are more complex and require a bit more finesse to use properly. This tutorial will give you a basic idea of how to use this data and can be expounded on in countless ways.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Display Excerpts of Child Pages with a ShortcodeSubpage peek
    Sometimes we have a page just for the sake of making it a parent of other pages. I've even seen these pages left blank! You should at least have a small paragraph for the sake of search engines and visitors alike, but what about also offering a snippet of the subpages to read similar to how your blog page does posts? In this quick tip, we'll create a little function that will query the page for child pages, display titles, excerpts and links if it finds any, and add it to a shortcode for use from the WordPress page editor.Read More…
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    Reusable Custom Meta Boxes Part 3: Extra FieldsMetabox 0
    In Part 1 and Part 2 of our custom meta box template tutorial series, we learned how to create a field array to loop through and create a custom meta box with your standard fields. Now let's throw in a bit of JavaScript for some fancy, but highly useful fields.Read More…
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    Reusable Custom Meta Boxes Part 2: Advanced FieldsMetabox 0
    In Part 1 of our custom meta box template tutorial series, we covered how to set up a custom meta box that loops through an array of fields and outputs each one with the necessary html for various types of form fields. Now we’re ready to start adding a few advanced items to the array and switch case.Read More…
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    Reusable Custom Meta Boxes Part 1: Intro and Basic FieldsMetabox 0
    There are a lot of tutorials on creating custom meta boxes, even just here on Wptuts, and it goes to show that having a good knowledge of these and a system for creating them is crucial to a successful WordPress theme or plugin project. In this series we won’t rehash what meta boxes are but instead we’ll create an easy system for plugging them into whatever your latest project is to keep your work moving consistently.Read More…