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This is the final post in a series on An Object-Oriented Approach To The WordPress Settings API. Part 5.Over the last few posts, I’ve covered topics ranging from creating interfaces to base classes and how to implement and inherit from both. One outstanding issue with the approach that this has covered thus far is that […]

This is the fifth post in a series on An Object-Oriented Approach To The WordPress Settings API. Part 4.In the last post in this series, I showed how to define a base class that represents some of the attributes and functionality our Dashboard class should have, and then I showed how to use inheritance in […]

After you’ve begun to implement interfaces for your work with the WordPress Settings API, you can begin to take advantage of inheritance. In this post, we’ll take a look at what inheritance is, how it helps us in our object-oriented design, and how it plays nicely with the interface we’ve already implemented.

This is the third post in a series on An Object-Oriented Approach To The WordPress Settings API. Part 2.In the previous two posts, I’ve covered two things: Why it’s useful to define an interface for the WordPress Settings API An example of one such interface At this point, it’s worth actually looking at what we […]

This is the second post in a series on An Object-Oriented Approach To The WordPress Settings API. Part 1.Yesterday, I started a series in which I’m planning to layout to how to use some basic object-oriented practices to work with the WordPress Settings API. Though I’ve covered the API in-depth before, I’ve found that there are […]

This is the first post in a series on An Object-Oriented Approach To The WordPress Settings API.One of the things that the WordPress Settings API has going for it is that it makes it possible to introduce menus, pages, input elements, and so on into the WordPress dashboard that have a native look and feel. […]

This is something that’s probably true of almost any industry, but when you read enough WordPress-based tweets, blogs, and so on, you start to notice a pattern: Someone releases a project – it could be a theme, it could be a plugin, it could be a site that’s aiming to cover some aspect of anything involving […]

An F'n Mess

When drafting blog posts, I try not to single out particular tweets or comments unless they’re helpful or resourceful. There are times, though, thoughts are shared either via tweets, emails, and/or blog comments that may be intended to be critical, but end up being really useful and end up proving exactly what we’ve been discussing all […]

Are You An Expert?

Yesterday, I shared some thoughts on what I consider to be some qualifications to be a WordPress developer. The list and the post itself were by no means exhaustive, though I appreciated a lot of the comments and emails I received – there were some really good thoughts that came from the readership. I think […]

What's a WordPress Developer?

Over the past few years, the number one thing that I hear from many clients goes something like this: Our previous developer has gone AWOL on us and our project isn’t complete. What a total bummer, right? I mean, as far as the client is concerned, they’ve [likely] paid out money to someone in order to […]