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Becky Davis

  • Member Since: November 13th, 2009
  • Chicago
  • beckydavisdesign.com
  • chief cook and bottle washer at Becky Davis Design
  • @bdgardengirl on WordPress.org, @beckyddesign on Slack
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Bio/Description

I’m a freelance web developer/designer. I’ve been specializing in creating custom WordPress themes for clients and other designers since 2009. I’m active in the Chicago WordPress community and run the Chicago Northside WordPress Meetup.

Interests

Gardening, movies, knitting and good whiskey

WordPress Origin Story

http://heropress.com/essays/doing-what-i-want/
http://build.codepoet.com/2013/10/10/becky-davis-interview/

  • Wrote a new post, THANK YOU, on the site WordCamp Chicago 2017:
    We'd like to thank the sponsors that help make WordCamp Chicago possible. We couldn't keep…

    1 month ago

  • Wrote a new post, After Party!, on the site WordCamp Chicago 2017:
    Nothing is better than a long day of sessions at WordCamp than meeting new and…

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, Image path, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, Initial tests of this plugin look very promising, …

    1 month ago

  • Wrote a new post, Coming in from out of town?, on the site WordCamp Chicago 2017:
    If you need to make hotel reservations for your visit to WordCamp, we have a…

    2 months ago

  • Wrote a new post, Here’s what’s coming!, on the site WordCamp Chicago 2017:
    We will have more details on speakers and sessions soon, but here's a preview! Patrick…

    2 months ago

  • Confirmed as a speaker for WordCamp Chicago 2017 coming up on April 29th

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to background colors not changing, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yea, update hit many times and cache cleared. This site is hosted on a funky…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to background colors not changing, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It is working in my local dev site, so my guess is it's a server…

    3 months ago

  • Created a topic, background colors not changing, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, Still working on this site http://wp.qrsmoving.com…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Can’t disable the crop of the featured img, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    In the dashboard, under Settings>Media, there's a checkbox for the crop. You can uncheck that.…

    3 months ago

  • Joined the organizing team for WordCamp Chicago 2017 coming up on April 29th

    3 months ago

  • Created a topic, Good start, could be so much better, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The basic plugin is fine and does the job pretty nicel…

    4 months ago

  • Created a topic, Always works, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I actually hate when I have to use this plugin, but wh…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Tags & Plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have not used this and would highly recommend testing on a staging or dev…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Sub Tags Like Sub Catgories or Parent Tag, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Tags work on a flat structure, so the simple answer is no. This article has…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to SVG Arrows on slider how to change, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    This page has got a nice list of code symbols. https://brajeshwar.github.io/entities/ Looks like the arrows…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Keep oEmbed link from showing on Blog Roll/Archive Page?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    A lot of this depends on how your particular theme has set up the blog…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Corrupt root url for all media files, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I don't know anything about that function or what you were trying to do, but…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Attempting to create a landing page for Portfolio, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Your example site isn't WP, but all it really is, is a big background image…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Multi language install, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I can't answer the part about espresso only using one currency, but WPML basically creates…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Replicating category/location page heirarchy, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    4 custom post types is the cleanest way to go. Yes, you should get over…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Posts within a page by category, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    You can add a category to your menu. Then you only see that category in…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to no gallery option, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The gallery option you saw was from the plugins, that's why it's gone. This is…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Link excerpt to another page, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Not directly. But you could add a link manually into the excerpt.

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to List all Taxonomies on Post edit, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have a site on 4.6.1 with a ton of custom taxonomies that show up…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Moving WordPress from subfolder to root, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    https://codex.wordpress.org/Giving_WordPress_Its_Own_Directory

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to wp opens a new page with pdf download link first, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    When you're inserting a PDF link into a page, pay attention to the ATTACHMENT DISPLAY…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Huge IT Gallery – Not Working after Update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    All galleries disappeared with update to 2.0. Downgrading to 1.9 brings the galleries back, but…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to 2.7.9 upgrade causing error [Duplicate column name 'redirect_url'], on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Follow-up: When I went back to update other plugins, the error went away and I…

    10 months ago

  • Created a topic, 2.7.9 upgrade causing error [Duplicate column name 'redirect_url'], on the site WordPress Support Forums

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to How to add custom fields in UPME wordpress plugin, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    This is a commercial plugin. You should ask the question at their support, not here.…

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Add post excerpt to page, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    In the dashboard: Settings>Reading you can specify this page to be your Posts page and…

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to http2https during site navigation, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    In Settings>General on your dashboard, are both the Site url and the WordPress Url set…

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to How to make external website link do follow?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I'm not familiar with this plugin and how it works, you should probably re-submit this…

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Post media uploader not showing some images, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You may have an issue with the database or the install itself. Without access and…

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Add option publish/draft in taxonomy term., on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Someone may come in and correct me on this, but I don't think you can…

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Schema notice, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thank you for the further info.

    11 months ago

  • Created a topic, Schema notice, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    11 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Add option publish/draft in taxonomy term., on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, I'd like to help, but I'm not clear about what you're asking. Can you…

    11 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Post media uploader not showing some images, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I notice that your file name has an apostrophe. That may be throwing an error,…

    11 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Podcast's not being listed on iTunes, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Are you using a specific plugin to connect your podcasts to iTunes? This question should…

    11 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Getting error message when trying to pick just one category, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks

    11 months ago

  • Created a topic, Getting error message when trying to pick just one category, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Open current blog by default, how?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Create a page called Blogs, but don't put anything on it. Go to Settings>Reading, set…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Automatic building and deployment of new pages, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I'm sure you could hire a developer to create some custom feed for you, but…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to How do I edit the bottom menu, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Can you locate the documentation for this Maya theme? Those sections aren't really a menu,…

    1 year ago

  • Joined the organizing team for WordCamp Chicago 2016 coming up April 30th

    1 year ago

  • Confirmed as a speaker for WordCamp Chicago 2016 coming up on April 30th

    1 year ago

  • Confirmed as a speaker for WordCamp Europe 2016 coming up on June 24th

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Having Trouble Removing Sidebar, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Once you've removed the sidebar, you now have to increase the width of the content…

    1 year ago

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