Integrating Font Awesome icons in bbPress

Font Awesome icon fonts FTW!

The amount of thought and time that goes into designing a universally accepted icon is amazing. ¬†Choosing when to utilize icons to represent interfacing elements is paramount to whether users will understand, and seamlessly navigate areas of a website. Previously, … Continue reading

Posted in bbPress, Employee Post, General, How To, Snippets, Team, Tutorial, Twitter, WordPress | 2 Comments

Using APIs to Integrate with WordPress

Add Instagram API Client

What is an API? API stands for “application programming interface” but that does not help explain what an API is. The simplest way I could explain what an API is: a way to handle data somewhere other than where you … Continue reading

Posted in API, Community, Employee Post, General, How To, Plugins, Products We Love, Snippets, Team, Tutorial, WordPress | 2 Comments

WDS Welcomes Suzette Franck!

suzette-WDS

WebDevStudios is proud to announce our newest Front End Developer – Suzette Franck! Suzette has been in web development for over twenty years; she started making hand-coded HTML websites on Geocities with font tags and tables back in 1995. Since … Continue reading

Posted in Community, General, Team, Twitter, WordPress | 3 Comments

WP Y’all!

This year for WordCamp Birmingham aka WP Y’all, it is being held on Saturday, August 16th at the Harbert Center. During the WordCamp, you will have a chance to see WDS team member, Greg Rickaby! This is only the second … Continue reading

Posted in Community, General, Team, Twitter, WordCamp, WordPress, WordPress Meetup | Leave a comment

Dre Armeda Joins WebDevStudios

Dre Armeda Joins WebDevStudios

In May 2014, Dre Armeda announced that he was stepping down as CEO of Sucuri, Inc., a business that he started¬†4 years ago and¬†turned into a very successful multi-million dollar, 30+ employee company¬†that services millions of unique monthly scans, monitors … Continue reading

Posted in Employee Post, Team | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Which Brad Will You Be Seeing at WordCamp Grand Rapids 2014?

WordCamp Grand Rapids   WordCamp Grand Rapids 2014

This year for WordCamp Grand Rapids, it is being held from Friday, August 15th – Sunday, August 17th and is taking place at the DeVos Center on Grand Valley State University’s Pew Campus. During WordCamp, you will have the chance … Continue reading

Posted in Community, General, Team, Twitter, WordCamp, WordPress, WordPress Meetup | Leave a comment

You broke it! Better Error Handling So Your Errors Don’t Suck!

You_broke_it_

There you are.¬†Face illuminated by the blue glow of the monitor. You’ve just finished passing the third of three sets of WP_Query arguments¬†to a function that’s¬†supposed to run a¬†loop with the passed args. Except…arg is what you’re feeling right now¬†because … Continue reading

Posted in Employee Post, General, How To, Snippets, Team, Tutorial, WordPress | Leave a comment

Unit Testing Your Plugins

wp-125

So you have an amazing plugin, and it’s starting to get bigger and the bug reports are piling up (or better you are are starting a new plugin and you wanna do it right). Unfortunately getting PHPUnit to properly function … Continue reading

Posted in Employee Post, General, How To, Snippets, Team, Tutorial, WordPress | Leave a comment

WordCamp Oma-what? Omaha!

badge-250x250-speaker

This is the first year that Omaha is having a WordCamp! It is running from Saturday, August 9th – Sunday, August 10th and is being held at the¬†Metropolitan Community College.¬† During WordCamp Omaha, you will be able to see WDS … Continue reading

Posted in Community, General, Team, Twitter, WordCamp, WordPress, WordPress Meetup | Leave a comment

WDS Welcomes Dustin Filippini!

dustin

WebDevStudios is proud to announce our newest developer – Dustin Filippini! Dustin has been creating for the web since the late 90s using all types of technologies, first using WordPress for a college project in 2005. ¬†He credits the WordPress … Continue reading

Posted in Community, General, Team, Twitter, WordCamp, WordPress, WordPress Meetup | 1 Comment