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/ July 2, 2015 / Comments Off on Officially Partnering with WPBeginner

Officially Partnering with WPBeginner

As evidenced by this entire blog, one of the things that I enjoy most is writing about software development within the context of WordPress. That is, I enjoy writing about taking techniques learned in computer science, software engineering, object-oriented analysis and design, and so on and then applying them in the WordPress space. I’ll also […]

A couple of weeks ago, I received an email about a new podcast that was starting called The Grumpy Developer. The name caught my attention so I opted to follow-up with the email and to check it out. As far as podcasts go, I enjoy listening to them but I listen to very few – for me, […]

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Fred Meyer and David Hayes of WPShout to talk about a variety of things all related to WordPress development. During our Google Hangout session, we talked about the following questions: What does well-written WordPress code mean? What’s your favorite WordPress function or […]

With the recent change to requiring themes to use the WordPress Theme Customizer in their work, WordPress designers and developers have been talking about it and discussing it for several weeks now. And rightly so: Many of us are fans of the customizer, many are not, some fall in between, and some wish that […]

/ May 7, 2015 / Comments Off on Using SiteGround For WordPress Hosting

Using SiteGround For WordPress Hosting

As if this is actually news to anyone, one of the number one choices that has to be made when hosting a website is where to actually host the site. And there’s no shortage of hosts from which to choose. For beginners, it’s easy to look for cheap hosting, for more advanced users, it’s easy to look at managed […]

Comments are closed. The winner has been selected and contacted. Thanks to all who participated!Back in December, the team at ThemeFuse was kind enough to offer a giveaway and have offered to do the same again this month. Since I try to take advantage of certain opportunities that help benefit those of you who are budding […]

Comments are closed as the winners have been selected and emails. Thanks to all who participated!One of the more popular services that has to come to WordPress within the last year or so is the ability to integrate Git into your theme, plugin, and/or application development workflow. And why shouldn’t it? Services like GitHub and […]

I’ve been using Postmatic to manage my blog comments for quite sometime now – since November, even. In fact, I’ve written two previous posts about the plugin: Making The Switch To Postmatic My Initial Thoughts on Using Postmatic Since those posts, I’ve continued to run Postmatic – I’ve been through every single release of the […]

For the past couple of months, I’ve been working on a course that walks beginners through how to learn to write WordPress plugins. Specifically, the course is available via Envato and is called an Introduction To WordPress Development. So what all does the course cover?

WordPress Style Guide

When working on custom solutions for others – be it for themes, plugins, or some other extension for WordPress – one of the things I think is important is to make sure the Dashboard has the same look and feel as the rest of the native components of WordPress. That is, I dislike and I […]

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