Instagram to Post

Summary A custom WordPress plugin to catch incoming posts from IFTT and modify or update posts created. Tools Built for WordPress. Challenges IFTT was able to create new posts from an Instagram feed, but the post needed to be adjusted, the image needed to be uploaded to the media library, meta data added, and the image set as the featured image of the new post. Successes I was able to create a good, simple, plugin that catches the IFTT new post and performs the necessary modifications and adjustments. Personal Notes This request has come up before and I handled it in...

Infinite Scroll Extention

Summary Some adjustements made for a jQuery plugin that provides infinite scroll. Tools Built for jQuery. Challenges Requests for infinite scrolling capabilities were made for multiple websites, necessitating research. Though some plugins provided more than others, none completely satisfied every request. Successes I researched several plugins and identified one that provided the most..the IAS jQuery plugin. I then branched it on github and modified it to allow specifying of the wrapper element and to allow the pagination to sit outside of the wrapper element and be anywhere on the page. Personal Notes This was an enjoyable project because it made future requests so...

Visual Composer Extention

Summary A custom plugin for WordPress with examples and shortcuts to extend visual composer with custom blocks, and also to hide/disable undesired blocks. Tools Built for WordPress CMS. Challenges As part of ongoing improvement to websites created for clients, I received a request to incorporate visual composer into our base build and future websites…as an optional addition. This necessitated extending visual composer as custom blocks would need to be built in order to handle custom programming in future websites. Successes I studied up on the visual composer api, which is wonderful, and created a small plugin that could be optionally enabled or disabled...