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Getting Style Sheet Path

Posted in Snippets on July 13th, 2010

The WordPress constant STYLESHEETPATH returns the file path to the style sheet. Example usage below:

// if 'custom/custom.php' exists, lets include our custom functions
if(file_exists(STYLESHEETPATH . '/custom/custom.php')) require_once('custom/custom.php');

Gravity Forms Tip: Clean Confirmation Redirects

Posted in Gravity Forms Tip on May 3rd, 2010

If you’re familiar with Gravity Forms you might know that when using the confirmation redirect feature either to a page or a URL, you’ll see a very quick flicker as the form posts back to itself and then redirects you to the specified page or URL. Not a huge deal… but once you notice it, it’s hard to ignore. If you’ve never noticed it before… well, sorry to Shallow... (read more)

Hide a div when you click outside of it using jQuery

Posted in Uncategorized on December 8th, 2009

I found this sweet little jQuery tip while working on a project the other day.

My Scenario

I was building out a jQuery calendar that would let users add information to the calendar via a popup div that displays when any day is clicked. Sticking with standard calendar... (read more)

Set Gmail As Your Default Email Client

Posted in Uncategorized on September 30th, 2009

Ok. I’m a little late on this one, but this is an awesome time-saving trick! Typically when I click on mailto links, it attempts to launch Windows Mail, which I don’t even have setup. So I got in the habit of just copying mailto links, opening up a new tab with Gmail and then pasting the email address. Well, no more. I just followed this super easy tutorial and now... (read more)

New Site Live!

Posted in Uncategorized on September 7th, 2009

Welcome to OunceofTalent.com! I’ve been working with WordPress for several years and recently I have begun to work almost exclusively on the WordPress platform (besides Magento, of course). I’d love some feedback on the the new site but do me a favor and ignore all of the posts before this one. Thanks!