Adding alt text to a post thumbnail

While working on a custom navigation using WP_Query and has_post_thumbnail for an icon I ran into an accessibility concern. By default, the_post_thumbnail will not display an alt tag when rendered in the browser. In the following code snippet I add an alt tag using the image file’s title. In short the code above starts with […]

Removing specific Gutenberg core blocks and options

As I eagerly await WordPress 5.0 and its integration of the Gutenberg block editor there were several features that I found troubling from the standpoint of a web designer and developer. All of which are the result of too many options for the end user. I work in an enterprise environment so many of these […]

Dequeue Google Maps API for Events Calendar Pro

After Google started requiring information to obtain an API I realized I had no practical need for the API as all my events tend to be in the same location. With the help from Modern Tribe support I created the following plugin. Once activated it will remove the API call to Google Maps. Likewise deactivating […]