I’m delighted to announce today that my latest web project has gone live, and that it is Obraichean Gàidhlig – a website designed to help employers and jobseekers in the Gaelic community find each other. It’s a site that was borne out of a post-graduation sense of frustration that finding jobs related to Gaelic was a difficult task and there was no real way of keeping on top of it. You could subscribe to alerts on different job feeds, but the results were very mixed — Read more →
Create a user in WordPress with a Ninja Form
After searching around for a code snippet that would do the trick when it comes to registering a user through Ninja Forms to no avail, I managed to put one together that works a treat. All you need to do is change some of the IDs in the code to match your form details and then pop this into your theme’s functions.php file and you’ll be good to go. You can even create multiple versions of this code snippet, just change up the name nf_create_user where it — Read more →
Here’s another quick code snippet for you all, this time to keep track of where a customer initially came to the site from when they make an order via WooCommerce. This is great for tracking any marketing efforts that you are doing and a quick and easy way of seeing how your users are interacting with your site. The data will then appear in the meta boxes of an order, so you can find out where they came from.
Changing the way in which we use social networks can often be a very tricky task for the developers behind them. People aren’t massive fans of changes, especially to things that become staples within their day-to-day lives. It’s likely this is the reason why it took so long before Facebook rolled out its new Reactions, which today has added new dimensions to the classic Like button and potentially change the service in a massive way. On the surface it’s been an idea that’s been around — Read more →