Zoninator is an simple plugin for being able to curate content on a WordPress website. While I personally feel that more can be done in WordPress when it comes to curation of content, Zoninator ticks most boxes of a simple to use and easy to implement curation solution. By default, Zoninator only lets you select […]
You may have heard that adding actions or filters to your WordPress class constructor is not a good idea when creating a theme or plugin. Yes? Quick side note! Isn’t it annoying when someone mentions something isn’t a good idea, but doesn’t explain why? Yea I think so too. So let me explain why and […]
WordPress developers have a bad reputation in many other development communities. But is this deserved? It really comes down to one simple question and in this article I make the argument against the bad reputation received.
Writing unit tests can take time and be painful. However, the short and long term benefits of having a well tested WordPress plugin codebase outweighs the cost of writing the tests. In this article I explain how.
Automate everything! As a WordPress developer you should automate as many different things as you can in your development environment. Here’s what to and also how to automate your WordPress development workflow.
Narrowing down your development focus is a hard thing to do, and scary too! In this article I talk about my journey to WordPress development mastery and why I decided to focus in on it.
Choosing between managed WordPress hosting and doing it yourself on a cloud based virtual server can be a big decision. In this article I explain why I decided to go down the managed WordPress hosting route instead of a DIY solution.
Implementing WordPress coding standards in to your WordPress projects is vitally important for a number of reasons. In this article we look into why should should implement coding standards and how to implement them too.
If you’re still using WAMP, MAMP or XAMPP for your WordPress development environment, then it’s time to virtualize. In this article I’ll tell you why and show you how to setup VVV for local WordPress development.
Creating WordPress websites can be complicated in the sense that you don’t know which code should go in to a theme and which into a plugin. In this article I give you an approach that has worked well for me on large projects.