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

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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

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Unit Testing Your Plugins

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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

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WordCamp Oma-what? Omaha!

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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

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WDS Welcomes Dustin Filippini!

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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

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Lisa Sabin-Wilson – Interview with WP Elevation

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Lisa Sabin-Wilson of WDS was recently interviewed by WP Elevation Founder,¬†Troy Dean. In the interview, she talks about what is was like to move from freelancer to becoming a partner for WDS. She also talks about how she has overcome … Continue reading

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Don’t repeat yourself! How to create an Author Box using the Gravatar API

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Wouldn’t it be great if the box above could be automatically filled by your Gravatar profile? Tons of services auto-populate your info¬†using Gravatar right? Why can’t my profile information (and social media info) just auto populate in WordPress too!? (NOTE: … Continue reading

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Evolving the Design Process

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Technology is advancing at what seems like the speed of light yet our design process hasn‚Äôt changed much at all over time. The kick-off meeting was held, research has been done and now the design phase begins. If you are … Continue reading

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No Sleep Til’…. WordCamp! New York City, That Is.

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This year for WordCamp NYC it is being held at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. The event is from Friday, August 1st until Sunday, August 3rd. On Friday the 1st, there will be a Contributors day held … Continue reading

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Setting up WordPress + Nginx + HHVM For The Fastest Possible Load Times

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One of the most enjoyable parts about writing code is writing efficient and¬†performant functionality. No matter how fast your code is, if your server itself isn’t running to it’s maximum performance, you’re not delivering your site as fast as you … Continue reading

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Moooooove over WordCamp Milwaukee 2014, Here Comes WDS!

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This year for WordCamp Milwaukee, it is being held from Thursday, July 24th until Sunday, July 27th. It is taking place at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education. On Thursday July 24th, there is going to be a … Continue reading

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