WordCamp Brisbane 2015 #wcbne

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Anthony Hortin

Over 260 eager WordPressers converged on Queensland University of Technology (QUT) over this past weekend for WordCamp Brisbane (May 30-31, 2015). And what a great WordCamp it was! First and foremost, huge props to the organisers, Sofia Woods, Bronson Quick, Dion Hulse, Lachlan MacPherson & Tracey Kemp. The weekend ran so smooth and based on tweets and conversations, everyone had a fantastic time.

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Creating a Multilingual Site with WPML

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Anthony Hortin

There’s been a lot of talk recently about the importance of making your theme translatable. It’s also good to remember that it’s worth making your website multilingual. At a recent WordPress Melbourne Developer Meetup, I had the opportunity to talk about creating Multilingual websites with WordPress and WPML and you may be surprised to learn that it’s not as difficult as you might think.

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Gravity Form Validation on Default Field Values

Posted in Tutorials, WordPress by
Anthony Hortin

Sometimes, usually due to lack of screen real estate, designers will design a form where the field’s labels are displayed within the input field themselves, rather than sitting above or below them. I’ll admit, they can look nice from a design perspective, but I’m not a big fan of displaying forms like this for usability and accessibility reasons. I’m not alone here either, there’s lots and lots of experts that agree. With that said though, sometimes you just have to do what the designer wants.

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