How to write a website brief

11th June 2012    

When approaching a freelancer or an agency with your website project, it’s no good just asking “how much does a website cost?”. Depending on your exact requirements and the quality of the provider you’re approaching, even for a basic 5-page small business site you could be quoted anything from £200 to 10-15 times that, maybe even more! Being as specific as possible is obviously going to be helpful, so we’ve put together…    read more 

Passing arguments with WordPress add_action

18th February 2011    

Most WordPress developers are familiar with using add_action, but as you may have discovered the information on passing arguments to your callback function is hard to find. After a couple of hours of Googling, throwing a hissy fit, and good old trial and error I found a working solution, so I thought I’d share. The problem I wanted to run a function on admin_init, which would need arguments passed as an array….    read more 

Integrating the Various Presses

20th December 2009    

My latest client project was to use WordPress, and needed a forum to match. I’ve used phpBB and WordPress together previously but it did leave something to be desired, so I set off in search of something a bit more integrated. Soon I stumbled upon bbPress, the forum by Automattic (the WordPress guys) and the same one used for the WP support forums. This was definitely going to be easy. Hurdle 1…    read more 

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