Justin Tadlock

32 beautiful English words

A few days ago, a WordPress theme author lamented that all the one-word names were taken. I wanted to refute his assertion by showing some captivating, dazzling, and alluring words were still available. I came across 32 Of The Most Beautiful…

Reviewing JavaScript functions

This morning, I’ve been reviewing JavaScript functions. The entire Mozilla JavaScript guide is a blessing. It’s easy to read with good examples.

Morning reading #2

I’m currently studying Modern JavaScript Cheatsheet and testing ideas in the console. There’s plenty of goodies included there.

About a Girl

When Seth MacFarlane’s The Orville premiered, I wasn’t impressed. The show was flat, the jokes didn’t seem to land, and the plot was mediocre. At best, I figured Fox (who is notorious for pulling the plug on…

Morning reading #1

In What’s so bad about HTML Comments as structure?, Greg Schoppe explores the problems of using HTML comments instead of an existing standard like JSON in the upcoming Gutenberg editor for WordPress. In my morning JavaScript JavaScript reading, I…

Blackberry wine: Getting started

Over the past few years, I’ve been studying and attempting to implement various permaculture designs into the home and garden. One of the ideas behind permaculture is to stop fighting nature so much and work with it. Bill Mollison…

Early 2017 homestead

As this year’s spring season gets underway, I’ve already gotten the garden fever. That’s just a given for me after waiting and planning all winter. Here’s a look at some of the homestead so far this…

Vision for the theme directory: Part 1

I’ve now been involved in some form or another with the theme review team at WordPress.org since late 2010. Some of that has been as an author, reviewer, and administrator. I’ve been a part of every aspect of…

Settings wrappers for plugins and themes

I’ve seen many methods of retrieving settings in themes and plugins over the years. Everything from an object property buried somewhere I can rarely find to a global variable wrapped by a function set up by a global variable…

How to remove the customizer CSS option

Now that WordPress 4.7 has been released, most people will notice an “Additional CSS” section in the customizer when they update. This is an awesome feature and a perfect use of the customizer. It’ll be great for the vast numbers…