I like the new visual editor Gutenberg in WordPress, but some of its limitations are really annoying. One of the biggest – inability to set a header in a table. The other problem is that the generated tables are not responsive, i.e. in a phone they will either be extremely squeezed or scrolled horizontally, neither being usable. A common solution is to convert the table into a list. I’ll present several plugins and workarounds for tables.…
Add a breadcrumb trail to a WordPress site? Sounds like it was a matter of switching one option. Not in WordPress!
What I realized, adding a breadcrumb required four actions:
- Install a breadcrumb plugin.
- Create a child theme if you use a stock theme.
- Edit theme file to display the breadcrumb in a correct position.
- Edit theme file to style the theme.
I have chosen WordPress as a platform for blogging due to its popularity. I’m not sure if it is the best choice for a developers’ blog as searching for a theme, fine-tuning it, searching for plugins, configuring them, bothering with limitations of visual editor (Gutenberg) – these all tasks took a lot of time and frustration. And in future, backup (application, plugins, database) will be more troublesome and I will probably have to deal with performance issues.…