List All Plugins Installed on Front End of WordPress Site

Small script for listing out plugins on a WordPress site.

For my website, I wanted to list of the plugins I used.

I use them because they’re good, I like them, and having them on the share page gives them some exposure:

This doesn’t factor in active/inactive, but really for security, you shouldn’t have inactive plugins on your installation.

(Long live shortcodes!)

WordPress Pass PHP Variable and Values to JS Theme or Plugin

The beautiful function wp_localize_script() was built for l11n, however its found as a method for carrying over server-side values into client-side JS.

Your values are now available in your .js file:

console.dir(my_theme_data);

Currently using this in a React theme I’m building for WordPress.

This can also be done with something like:

Every Image URL Filter For WordPress, Front & Back End

I had a project where every single media library image URL needed to be filtered, backend and front end. As far as I’ve found these were the filters for every area:

The myplugin_filter_html_image_urls() function peals out images with regex from areas where it’s not just the URL being sent. This function may require verification of the current domain incase bad practices of using external images is being done.

WordPress Pass Variable Into wp_footer, wp_head, & all Other Actions/ Hooks/Filters

Passing variables into WordPress hooks using an anonymous function I thought was impossible. I always worked around this and rewrote the logic. Today I found out anonymous functions support a use keyword, allowing passing:

So simple and easy. Shaves hours of troubleshooting.

Switching PHP Versions Localhost, Keep phpMyAdmin Working

When switching localhost php versions for testing, nothing interrupts the workflow more than phpMyAdmin failing because you’re on php 5.4.

The single line of code, to be your index.php in /phpmyadmin/ simply routes you to either the phpmyadmin/new/ (v4.7 – supports php 5.5-7.2) and phpmyadmin/old/ (4.0 – supporting php 5.2 – 5.4):

Simple.