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Free Social Media Icons #1

Free Social Media Icons #1

Design
I am a developer so needless to say my design skills are lacking compared to actual graphic artists. I am working on trying to get better at that though. The first thing that I have made using Photoshop that I am actually pretty happy with are these icons. So now I want to share them for free! I created these from the ground up myself using different layer filters so that it would be really easy to go into the PSD and change the colors of them. You can feel free to use them for any project - personal or commercial. The icon set includes: Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS Instagram Pinterest Google + YouTube Preview The zip file also contains the original PSD, a PNG export, and a JPG export.…
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Capturing Unlisted Shortcode Attributes

Capturing Unlisted Shortcode Attributes

WordPress
I did a project recently to develop a plugin that utilizes a shortcode. No problem at all. One of the requirements, however, for this shortcode was to allow users to enter attributes that might not be "whitelisted" (a.k.a the defaults that you would normally place for the shortcode). I thought this was pretty interesting and kind of a unique idea. I wasn’t quite sure of the point at first to be honest, but now I can see the reason behind it and will get to that a little bit further down. Let’s dive into the code! (jump to the full code example if you prefer) The Process We do still need to support the basic defaults here as well. These unlisted attributes will just be an addition to the predefined…
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2018 Goals

General
Well 2017 was a crazy year! I am just now starting to realize we are already in a new year since everything has been such a blur these last couple of months. My main goal this year though is to really start getting some more blogging done. It has been a goal for quite some time but I am always just so busy that it's hard to find the time to do it. Not this year though! This year is going to be the year I actually do it and I am super excited about it. Over the past year I have written down some ideas that came to mind I already have some topics lined up that I want to cover: Git Grunt PHPStorm Workflows Local testing WordPress development…
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