I created a before and after image slider plugin based on one of the great and underused AMP components, amp-image-slider.
To use the plugin on your site it’s as simple as installing the plugin, upload both your before and after image into the plugin settings and using the
You can see an example below, or download the plugin here.
Following on from last years Google for WordPress publisher events in Asia I applied to perform some talks at various WordCamps across Europe for 2020.
With many of the talks being cancelled due to the Covid19 situation I was lucky enough to speak at WordCamp Glasgow and WordCamp Prague.
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For those looking to make programmatic changes to their site, or add CSS styling it’s strongly encouraged to not make any such changes directly into your active WordPress theme. Make changes to your active theme directly can result in the following:
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- Changes being overwritten with any theme updates
- Your website going down if you happen to misplace code
- Things not working as expected
For good reason one of the most popular WordPress theme based on total downloads is Ocean WP. This is the go to theme for many site owners, it looks great out of the box, it’s fast and is highly customisable. It’s also made in Ireland, just like me, and based in Limerick city, just like WP Engines Irish operation.
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If you don’t have access to your site via FTP, if you prefer not to create your own WordPress templates or you don’t know how to register new widget positions (also known as sidebars) there are other ways to ensure you can easily restrict widgets to particular pages, posts or taxonomies on your site. It can be achieved with the use of some easy to use plugins.
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