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helen / wp-chosen-tax-metabox.php
Last active Jun 24, 2021
Use Chosen for a replacement WordPress taxonomy metabox
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* WordPress Chosen Taxonomy Metabox
* Author: Helen Hou-Sandi
* Use Chosen for a replacement taxonomy metabox in WordPress
* Useful for taxonomies that aren't changed much on the fly and are
* non-hierarchical in nature, as Chosen is for flat selection only.
* You can always use the taxonomy admin screen to add/edit taxonomy terms.
* Categories need slightly different treatment from the rest in order to
helen / repeatable-fields-metabox.php
Created Jan 11, 2012
Repeating Custom Fields in a Metabox
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* Repeatable Custom Fields in a Metabox
* Author: Helen Hou-Sandi
* From a bespoke system, so currently not modular - will fix soon
* Note that this particular metadata is saved as one multidimensional array (serialized)
function hhs_get_sample_options() {
helen / .bashrc
Last active Apr 22, 2019
My ~/.bashrc
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green=$(tput setaf 2)
yellow=$(tput setaf 3)
magenta=$(tput setaf 5)
reset=$(tput sgr0)
# This was not working with \w, which has since been changed to \W in favor of window title showing $PWD
export EDITOR='code --wait';
export SVN_EDITOR='code --wait';
# args
MSG=${1-'deploy from git'}
# paths
SRC_DIR=$(git rev-parse --show-toplevel)
DIR_NAME=$(basename $SRC_DIR)
helen /
Last active Dec 23, 2015
WP Trac hit list

WP Trac Hit List

This needs to be written down somewhere outside of my currently open browser tabs, and I see no reason not to share it. Inclusion in the list does not necessarily mean I'm working on a patch, just that it's on my mind. If you're looking for something specific to work on and are looking for a starting point, one of these might be for you.


  • #25408: Ability to specify that a list table column is "primary"
  • #26302: Specify display priority for list table columns
  • #25284: Support tax queries using term_taxonomy_id without specifying a taxonomy
  • #24859: Media Library does not have a loading indicator

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"color_scheme": "Packages/Theme - Spacegray/base16-eighties.dark.tmTheme",
"detect_slow_plugins": false,
"drag_text": false,
"font_face": "SourceCodePro-Light",
helen / better-wp.php
Last active Dec 16, 2016
Make WordPress Great Again
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// Inspired by
add_action( 'admin_head', function(){
jQuery(document).ready( function($) {
var colorTime = 0,
waveTheta = 0,
maxCount = 100,
helen / gh-pr-branch.txt
Last active Mar 6, 2018
Making changes to a GitHub PR branch on a fork
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git remote add KZeni
git fetch KZeni
git checkout --track KZeni/patch-1
git commit
git push KZeni patch-1