Mahangu Weerasinghe

Sri Lankan, Automattician, WordPress user since 0.70

The Jugaad Way – WC Singapore 2016

WordCamp-Singapore-logo-deskstop-1Hello, WordCamp Singapore! Here’s everything you need to start using the code snippets outlined in my talk.

1) First, download the Code Snippets plugin, and install it on a test site.

2) Then, grab the code for each example from the code blocks below.

3) Download the slides, if you’d like to follow along at home!

Warning: do NOT run any of this code on a live site.

Modifying the ‘the_title’ filter

add_filter( 'the_title', 'wcsing_add_promo', 10, 2);

function wcsing_add_promo( $title, $id = null ) {

  	$title = "WordCamp Singapore >> " . $title;
    return $title;

Customizing the ‘login_message’ filter

add_filter( 'login_message', 'wcsing_login_message' );

function wcsing_login_message( $message ) {
  return "WC Singapore is going to be awesome!";

Outputting a notice via the ‘admin_notice’ action

add_action( 'admin_notices','wcsing_admin_notice' ); 

function wcsing_admin_notice() {
  echo '
<div class="notice notice-info">Hello, WordCamp Singapore!</div>


Adding text to the comment form via the ‘comment_form’ action

add_action( 'comment_form', 'wcsing_comment_form' );

function wcsing_comment_form( $post_id ) {
	echo '<strong>Are you posting about WC Singapore? You should be!</strong>';

About Me

I’m Mahangu Weerasinghe, a Data Engineer at Automattic, the company behind, Jetpack, WooCommerce and Tumblr. Our team is responsible for maintaining our primary Hadoop cluster and providing support to datums across the company.

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