Marcel Bootsman

About me

Hi! My name is Marcel Bootsman. This is my personal site on which I share some of my thoughts and experiences about my work, private life and everything in between. And possibly some stuff about WordPress.

Marcel Bootsman

My latest posts

  • Hiding lion

    Preselecting a facet and hiding it automatically with FacetWP

    In this short howto I will show you how you can preselect a facet, and hide it when the page renders.

  • Coffee and Filter

    Using FacetWP with post to post relations

    On a client site some posts have a relationship with other posts, set in meta fields. The client wanted to have a category filter for products on a brand page. In this blog I will explain what I did to achieve this.

  • WordCamps and sustainability

    TL;DR; WordCamps generate waste. Since I have been organizing several WordCamps (the latest was WordCamp Rotterdam 2018), I have realized it is possible to reduce that stream of waste and make a WordCamp more sustainable and less damaging for the environment.  Assist sponsors with their choice of swag, make clear agreements to only use products […]


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