A new blog, a new purpose, and a new way of doing things.

I have had a rough year. I go over a lot of this in my last blog post, but my head has not been good for a long time. I have felt guilty and ashamed, and many other emotions made me moody and confused most of the time. Thankfully, through prayer, people, reading, and writing, […]

Imposter Syndrome and the Lessons Learned from 2022

As 2022 comes to a close, I am surrounded by my family. My son is playing Switch on the floor next to me, and my wife is watching Instagram reels to recoup some rest from the weekend of traveling to and back from her family. We are all exhausted from the fun and emotionally draining […]

Customize The Excerpt Length in WordPress Using PHP

If you just dabble in WordPress development even the slightest bit, you know about the famous the_excerpt(); function in WordPress core. If you aren’t familiar, the function simply returns a shorten string of the content for the current post or page. The string is stripped of all html tags or styling. Great for creating post […]

How to use add_submenu_page and add_menu_page in WordPress

If you have made a plugin or theme for WordPress, you know the add_menu_page hook. add_menu_page is a function in WordPress that allows you to add a top-level menu item to the WordPress dashboard. It is generally used to create custom admin pages and is typically called from within a custom plugin or theme. It […]