Category Archives: WordPress

WordPress + Twilio Text Notifications
Text notifications have become an important tool for communicating with clients and customers. Getting started with a Twilio account is free and the Twilio platform offers a number of exciting options for automating SMS & MMS communications. If you have a WordPress website, creating WordPress + Twilio text notifications turns out to be pretty simple! […] Read more »

Contact Form 7 Redirection
The Contact Form 7 Plugin is an incredibly useful plugin and a great addition to any WordPress Installation. It is very well supported and regularly updated. It does not, however, have a built-in redirect to a thank you page. Nonetheless, it has been very simple, to just use the on_sent_ok method to add a redirection […] Read more »

Adding Variables to Contact Form 7
I recently wanted to add the shopping cart contents of a WP Ultra simple Paypal Cart into Contact Form 7 so that the information from the cart was sent with the form when it was submitted.  Adding Variables to Contact Form 7 actually isn’t as difficult as I thought! First, I had to name the […] Read more »

Notes on a WordPress Migration
Back in June, I was contacted by local photographer, Peggy Iileen Johnson, who has had an online presence for many years as Her website was originally designed to be an HTML only site. In 2008, she added a WordPress installation under the ‘/blog/’ sub-directory — something that used to be a common way to […] Read more »

Export WordPress Data
Several of my clients use the Events Made Easy WordPress plugin to book classes. It works great and even has the option to export *.csv files from the registration data. However, there isn’t a way to set the order of the fields or draw certain, specific information, which my clients need to be able to do, that […] Read more »

Autocomplete in WordPress
There are a number of WordPress plugins that provide some jQuery AutoComplete functionality. The problem is, they only access data that’s in the WordPress Database.  I needed to be able to use autocomplete using a City/State database that is separate from the WordPress database in MySQL. Then, I needed to pull more data from that […] Read more »

WP MultiSite List of Sites with Links
When I was working on creating a multi-site installation to show a number of demo themes that I offer, I needed to show a list of all of the sites and list them in alphabetic order with links to each one. There are plugins that have the same functionality but I wanted to put the […] Read more »

Booking Calendar Clear Selection
Finding this code had me pulling my hair out! The Booking Calendar plugin for WordPress is a very nice plugin with a free version as well as several incrementally complex versions that offer helpful features for more cost.  I’m using this plugin to take booking requests for the Coppertree House Vacation Guest Suite. Many of […] Read more »

Simple Tab-Slide WordPress Plugin
To be honest, I don’t know a whole lot about creating WordPress plugins. I needed a Tab-Slide Out Plugin for WordPress but none of the ones I could find did just what I wanted them to do. So I found out is that it isn’t really very hard to start a plugin — it’s very […] Read more »


Slideout Tab

This is a jQuery Plugin by William Paoli that has been adapted to be a WordPress plugin.

There are no Dashboard Options for this plugin. It can only be edited via the WordPress Plugin Editor.

It can be used as a contact form or any number of other informational uses.