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Jameel's Dev Tools

Chalked full of little helpers for developing websites, including search and replace function and shortcode to create columns.

How can I add columns into pages?

Use the shortcode [col]...[/col] to create a column, replacing ... with the content. Columns can have different width. The width can be any number between 1 and 12 and uses perecentages. So 12 is full width (with some margin), a width of 6 is half, a width of 4 is a third, and a width of 3 is one fourth. You can create any combination, preferrably if it adds up to 12. There are thousands of combinations you can do.

Why are my columns uneven?

If your columns are not level it could be due to the extra line breaks that wordpress adds. You can turn off wpautop in the plugin's general settings OR remove the extra line break. In other words, your columns need to be on the same line. EG:

[col]Your first column's content...[/col][col]Stil same line, your second column's content...[/col]

This eliminates extra <br> and <p> tags in the html output, which can cause the columns to be uneven.

How does the find and replace tool work?

The search and replace will query all content from posts and pages at once and then perform the replacement.

Under Tools> Jameel's Dev Tools, you'll find a tab labeled Links. Here is where you fill in the fields to "Change all instances of ___ to ___. By defaults the site's url is set to be replaced with the shortcode [homeurl] because this is what it is inteded for.

The changes are saved as separate posts temporarily, and you are reported the number of instances found total and how many posts will be effected. At this point you can choose to save the settings. This has been tested with only a small ammount of pages and posts, but if you have a lot of posts and pages this can potentially take a LONG time (it's only been tested with a small ammount of content). Always, always, always backup database before performing this action!

The search and replace tool doesn't do anything, why?

If you don't see results, it's because you searched for something that wasn't found. I'm working on cleaning up the messages for the next release.

The plugin aslo doesn't _____?

I'm working on it.

Requires: 3.0.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.6.1
Last Updated: 2013-8-26
Downloads: 145

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