Fluent Support: A New Helpdesk and Ticket Management System

Fluent Support: A New Helpdesk and Ticket Management System

My first IT job was doing customer support, later at another job I helped program an internal support application, and of course as a customer I’ve experienced different ways companies offer support. What I’ve learned is that customer support is essential for the success of a company, that offering support day in and day out…

SEO Schema for Custom Post Types: Four Options Compared
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SEO Schema for Custom Post Types: Four Options Compared

Over the past few years I’ve written several tutorials on how to create Custom Post Types in the WordPress admin. I’ve also created a large number of walk-throughs and videos on how to show your Custom Post Types on the front-end of your site. In this article I’m looking at a missing piece, and that…

Custom Post Types and Page Builders: Pods Review
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Custom Post Types and Page Builders: Pods Review

I’ve been publishing tutorials about Custom Post Types for a few years and I’ve been asked several times to do one on Pods. My reply has been that I’d do one when Pods version 2.8 was released. Pods 2.8 has been in development for more than 6 years and I started to think that I…

Stackable Blocks Version 3: Overview and Look at Dynamic Data Options

Stackable Blocks Version 3: Overview and Look at Dynamic Data Options

Gutenberg was merged into WordPress core almost three years ago. Now we are seeing the introduction of Full Site Editing. With Full Site Editing we will be able to create templates for post types and archives using the block editor. It is now time to bring dynamic data options to the Gutenberg editor and Stackable…

Create A Custom Archive With Piotnet Grid Builder
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Create A Custom Archive With Piotnet Grid Builder

The maker of Piotnet Addons for Elementor and Piotnet Forms has just released a new product called Piotnet Grid. This is a plugin that lets you create content grids and carousels, such as on a shop, blog, or archive page. You can also equip your grids with front-end controls for filtering, sorting, and pagination. These…

Pros and Cons of Four Custom Field Plugins and Their Page Builder Support
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Pros and Cons of Four Custom Field Plugins and Their Page Builder Support

Introduction Custom fields are one of the main features that moves WordPress from being just a blogging platform to being a platform that supports different types of content and functionality. While you can create custom fields in code, many site builders turn to one of four popular plugins that let you easily add custom fields:…

Using Meta Box with Oxygen:  Creating A Settings Page
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Using Meta Box with Oxygen: Creating A Settings Page

When it comes to working with dynamic data, Oxygen is known for being one of the most flexible and powerful builders. It has long had support for Advanced Custom Fields and Toolset. Oxygen is now adding support for Meta Box in version 3.9 and the beta was just released. Meta Box is light weight and…