Add get_comments_popup_link to WordPress

WordPress is a great platform for building your own blog, but, as with any open-source code base, it has a few annoyances that makes writing your own custom code harder than should be necessary. One of my biggest complaints has to be the inconsistency with functions that return strings versus output the string via echo. Most major functions in WordPress have echo and string variants. For instance, we can output the title of a WordPress post with: Alternatively, we can store the value of the post title as a string variable with: As I said, most major functions in WordPress follow this pattern— but an annoyingly small set only have their echo variant. This is the case for the function » read more «

Time for a Change

Given that I’ve been gallivanting around the United States for the last two months, I’ve had a harder time coming up with relevant updates about my life on Roatan. Therefore, it’s come time for me to reevaluate the purpose of and implement some long-outstanding revisions to the site. Changes are coming. I’m currently working on an updated layout and structure for the site along with a bevy of new content. The updates will be slowly rolled out over the next two months, but for now here’s a sneak peak at what is under development: More Scuba. Dive site reviews, professional tips to improve your diving, fish facts, industry news, and more. More Geek. Web design advice, code samples, Photoshop » read more «

Contact form fixed

Just a quick update for those of you who have been trying to contact me through the contact form on this site: I’ve fixed it. I’ve been ironing out the merger of my TIREngine with the WordPress engine. As with anything code-related, there’s been hiccups. Sigh, the good ol’ 80-20 rule… Tomorrow’s my day off, so look forward to new updates soon!