Why You Should Join or Start a WordPress Meetup in Your Area

AWP Meetup

I’m really fortunate to have a really awesome WordPress Meetup in San Diego that I can attend every month. I’m also super fortunate that the folks who started the Meetup asked me to be one of the coordinators. These same people are the ones who started the amazing Advanced WordPress Facebook group. Michael Bastos, Chris Lema, Ansel Taft, Phelan Riessen and others all had a vision of having local developers come together and talk about pushing the envelope in WordPress development. Almost 2 years later and our Facebook group has grown to roughly 8,600 members, and we have about 30 people come … Read more…

Gems of Docs: FooBox OnLoad Shortcode

FooBox Onload screenshot

  Seriously, ask yourself this question: “Is there anything FooBox CAN’T do!?” I mean, it’s a lightbox for images, galleries, maps, videos, slides, PDFs, forms. Now this short article will show you how it can also be a lead generation tool. FooBox OnLoad Shortcode First, go check out our detailed documentation on making FooBox load when the page loads. So you’ll notice that this enables you to load a FooBox instance immediately when the page loads. All this takes is adding the shortcode anywhere on your page and FooBox will load the very first instance of FooBox on the page. … Read more…

Simple Portfolio Template for FooGallery

WordPress image gallery plugin

FooGallery 1.1.8 was released recently with two new templates included in the default templates extension. These are the Simple Portfolio and Justified Gallery templates. Simple Portfolio Gallery at a Glance One of the really appealing features of the Simple Portfolio Template is the ability to add Titles and Descriptions below each of your images. This is done by clicking on the “i” icon on the image within the “Gallery Items” editor. From there, you can add your title into the “Caption” field. And your description into the “Description” field. Note that simple html is supported in the “Description” field, so … Read more…