Community April Fools 2021

This was made for Desolation’s April Fools 2021. Mostly a template with stock imagery, along with crafted wording to really sell it. The nice thing about our previous framework is that we could inject it as the Home page with a flick of a switch, something currently Gutenberg editor doesn’t have, but possible under WordPress’s…… Continue reading Community April Fools 2021

Desolation version 7 – A Static Site?

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I’m looking at switching our Community site to static generated site via JavaScript tools. The advantages of making it a static site: Fast, even on dodgy local development.Less overheads of scripts/pluginsMore freedom of creativity and ideas.Less updating of plugins.Less dealing with security issues. The disadvantages of turning it into a static site: Not dynamic at…… Continue reading Desolation version 7 – A Static Site?

Desolation site preview

Desolation Guild Wars 2 Community site – preview This is a preview of functionality, theme wise I’m looking at in game Desolation style. Dark, wastelands, white text with concept art from Guild Wars 1 and 2 as backgrounds. The general idea is to provide players with an insight in the community of Desolation and attempt…… Continue reading Desolation site preview

Guild wars 2 Community site

I’ve been working on a community site to integrate skill and builds from the API. Using the embed system from gw2armory, it’s easy to display all the stuff you want. The hardest part is searching for all 10,000+ ids for traits, skills, weapons. For example: While I’ve noted down all Trait ID’s for specialization views,…… Continue reading Guild wars 2 Community site

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WooCommerce Product tabs

Previously, I had a site selling computer parts through WooCommerce and had specification data needing to be uploaded with product details without overwriting the manufacturers own product description. The answer was Custom Fields and calling that data into its own tab. Allow custom fields to be viewed in a custom product tab in WooCommerce Woocommerce as…… Continue reading WooCommerce Product tabs