Month: February 2014

I Google’d and checked the WordPress codex, but could not find a function that would give me the ID of an image I uploaded into a custom meta field.

The Problem

I have uploaded an image, but that image is huge. I want to be able to display the image at my predefined size. There are functions to display the post thumbnail (featured image) in any which way you want, but this is different.

This is the cleanest method I’ve found to get the attachment’s ID. With the ID, you’ll be able to use a function to display that image.
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The Problem

Build a two-column responsive page that had a fixed-width right column. It actually sounds easier than you think. That fixed-width right column throws a wrench into everything.

For this example, let’s go with a fluid left column and a 320px wide right column.

HTML

<div class="main">
<div class="leftwrapper">
<div class="left">

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</div>
</div>
<div class="right">

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</div>
</div>

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“I’ll be right by your side ’til 3005, hold up”

I’m still new to the whole cast iron skillet thing. I like how versatile it is. This isn’t much of a recipe more than a procedure.

Ingredients

  • 2-4 Pork Chops, bone or no bone, roughly 1-inch thick
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper
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i love making fried rice for the week… it’s super easy and cheap

ingredients

  • 5 cups cooked white rice
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 package bacon, chopped into squares
  • 1 bag frozen vegetables
  • 4 eggs
  • reduced sodium soy sauce
  • salt & pepper
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Had the honor of taking photos of my niece for her one month anniversary. I’ve never done a “new baby” photoshoot before, but I took it as a challenge. I knew what type of shots I wanted to do — and what shots I didn’t want to do (eg Sofia in a hallowed-out watermelon a la Anne Geddes… blech).

The challenge was in post-production. I’m in love with the film look that many photographers are mimicking. It softens the photo and adds a lot more character to the subject. It took many hours to get what I wanted… and I don’t think it’s fully there… but it’s close. I can’t wait to do more photoshoots like this to get more practice at post-production.