Add a custom login to your WordPress theme

One area that is integral to a WordPress powered site but is currently a bit difficult to stylize is the login area. Moreover, it's not something move around to place on sidebars or the site header. In this tutorial we will see how to create a shortcode that you can use everywhere, from your Text… Continue reading Add a custom login to your WordPress theme

WordPress drop down menus: highlight parent items with jQuery

It's generally useful in sites with extensive drop down menus and many levels of hierarchy to highlight the parent item that encompasses the list of current items in the menu we're now browsing so we can keep track of where we are. In this tutorial we will learn how to use jQuery to achieve this… Continue reading WordPress drop down menus: highlight parent items with jQuery

Preserving radio button checked state during drag and drop with jQuery

Have you ever stumbled upon the issue of radio buttons losing their "checked" state while dragging and dropping a div containing them using the Sortable module of jQuery UI? It is not a pleasant experience and is a known issue even in jQuery 1.7.x bundled in WordPress 3.3 - 3.4. Read on to learn how… Continue reading Preserving radio button checked state during drag and drop with jQuery