Posts from the category 'WordPress'

WordPress Auth Driver for Laravel

The WordPress Auth Driver for Laravel Composer package allows you to authenticate users in your Laravel application against an existing user table from a WordPress installation. The package exposes two Laravel service providers: WordPressAuthServiceProvider extends the auth driver with a new “wordpress” user provider. WordPressHashServiceProvider provides a new service “wordpress-hash” which hashes values using the same library that WordPress uses. …

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How to hide custom post types from the “link to existing content” list in WordPress

When developing a custom WordPress theme for a client we came across an annoying quirk in the WordPress editor user interface. I had added a custom post type to their theme to allow the client to create a database of service providers. However, once their database was populated, we discovered that the “link to existing content” list in the “Insert/edit …

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Variable scope in WordPress template parts

I was building a custom WordPress theme for a client site when I came across a frustrating problem with variable scope.¬†I was modularising the theme using template parts, which get loaded using the get_template_part function. This particular template was displaying a list of posts of a custom post_type from a call to the get_posts¬†function and I wanted to be able …

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