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CSS flex box last space removed

“By setting the display of an item to flex I am finding the last space is removed from a text string so. Any text that is directly contained inside a block container element (not inside an inline element) must be treated as an anonymous inline element.”


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General sibling combinator

“The general sibling combinator (~) separates two selectors and matches the second element only if it follows the first element (though not necessarily immediately), and both are children of the same parent element.”


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Add a default value to Advanced Custom Fields hidden field

Advanced Custom Fields hidden field does not have a default value input.
Add one by implementing the code below. Personally I was using this to mark a registration form for a particular user type.

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On the Rise: Single-Person Households

“The other week The Wall Street Journal had a fascinating article on the rise of single-person households and how companies are offering and redesigning products to better meet the needs of individuals rather than those of, say, a family of four.”

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When should you be using Web Workers?

“← Back to home When should you be using Web Workers? 2019-06-12 You should always use Web Workers. And in our current landscape of frameworks it’s virtually impossible. Did I get your attention with that? Good. Of course, as with any topic, there is nuance and I will lay that all out.”


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Save only specific files to stash in git repository

The -m will set the message for the stash and multiple files can be specified.

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acf_register_block_type()

“Registers a custom block type in the Gutenberg editor. Blocks are the fundamental element of the Gutenberg editor. WordPress provides many default block types such as paragraph, heading and image. The acf_register_block_type() function can be used to add new block types via PHP.”


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ACF 5.8 – Introducing ACF Blocks for Gutenberg

“There has been a lot of excitement surrounding Gutenberg, the new block-based WordPress editing experience. One of its most compelling features is the ability for developers to create their own custom block types. This opens up an endless array of possibilities for customization.”


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Protect our Git Repos, Stop Foxtrots Now!

“Reading Time: 6 minutes Dancers gearing up to do the Foxtrot First, what is a foxtrot merge? A foxtrot merge is a specific sequence of git commits. A particularly nefarious sequence. Out in the open, in lush open grasslands, the sequence looks like this: But foxtrots are rarely seen in the open.”


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8 Useful JavaScript Tricks

“Each programming language has its own tricks up in its sleeve. Many of them are known to developers, and yet some of them are pretty hackish. In this article, I will show you a couple of tricks I find useful. Some of them I’ve used in practice and others are the new way of solving old problems.”


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