Update 12/8/2014: I’m not going to tell you not to cache all the things. You should absolutely cache all the things. However Otto wrote up a convincing argument about why you shouldn’t cache all the things using transients in the comments. So,...Read More Using Transients with WordPress to Cache All the Things!
There is no shortage of information about style guides. In fact, while I was writing this post I saw a tweet from Brad Frost announcing the launch of styleguides.io which he described as “an open-source website for sharing resources about style guides:...Read More Website Design Workflow: Creating a Living Style Guide
ARE YOU READY TO TAKE YOUR DEBUGGING TO THE NEXT LEVEL?! ARE wp_die AND print_var JUST NOT CUTTING IT!? XDEBUG IS THE ANSWER! Xdebug is a PHP extension that provides advanced debugging capabilities such as breakpoints, watch expressions, and more in-depth error reporting.Read More Debugging with Xdebug, VVV, and Sublime Text
I spoke at WordCamp SLC last month on the topic of WordPress search. Why did I speak on the topic of WordPress search? you might ask. I mean, everybody knows WordPress search is dumb and doesn’t work very well, you might add....Read More Hacking WordPress Search for Fun and Profit!
So what is Neat? Well Neat is a semantic, lightweight, and powerful grid built on top of Bourbon and Sass. It’s ideal for most grid situations and is a great front-end CSS framework for Responsive Website Design. There are lots of frameworks...Read More WordPress – Up and Running with Grunt, Sass, Bourbon and Neat
Every site owner who is posting fresh, new content frequently wants to have their content read on a regular basis. It does not necessarily matter if it is a returning reader or a brand new one, (though returning readers are awesome!), what...Read More Displaying Your Popular Posts Using Jetpack
Here at WebDevStudios we do a bunch of heavy lifting for clients. It’s rare for us to install “XYZ plug-in” and call it a day. One client wanted to display likes, tweets, page views, and comment counts, via custom buttons, for about twenty posts on the...Read More Display Likes, Tweets, Page Views, and Comment Counts in Posts
There have been many times we have wanted to use taxonomies as a 1-to-1 ratio with a post or custom post types. This is arguably more effective than using metadata because as Alex King pointed out, using a taxonomy query is more...Read More How to Replace WordPress Default Taxonomy Metabox with a Radio Select Metabox