As many of you know, our team is filled with folks who love going to events, both WordCamps and otherwise. In particular, our executive team is well-known for organizing and presenting at events across the world, and their eclectic backgrounds have given them a lot to share! Conferences are challenging, though,...Continue Reading Upcoming Webinar: Why Enterprise Companies Should Use WordPress
WordPress makes up 25% of the internet, which is huge, and we need to make sure we can preserve WordPress sites for future generations. WordPress, by nature, is dynamic. The majority of content is produced by PHP and compiled at run time. Exporting and preserving an entire WordPress site as you see...Continue Reading Preserve WordPress Sites for Future Generations
There’s a lot of customization available under the hood of WordPress. There are also great out-of-the-box features to that often get looked over in the glitz and glamour of creating new template tags. Whether you’re a WordPress beginner or not, you may find some of these tips and tricks to be...Continue Reading Don’t You Forget About Me: Underutilized WordPress Features
Spring is here, and here comes another awesome WordCamp! WordCamp Buffalo 2016 is coming our way on April 30th, 2016! Although I find it hard to believe that any of our regular readers are unfamiliar with WordCamp (come on, now!), for those of you that are completely green: WordCamps are...Continue Reading Oh Heyyy, WordCamp Buffalo 2016! Get Ready for WDS!
We said last year that our focus would be on driving new products, with a focus on Maintainn, AppPresser, and some more things that were in the pipeline. Not long after, we brought John Hawkins aboard. Now, we are excited to finally share with you the latest development: We are...Continue Reading WebDevStudios Products Reach the Next Level with Pluginize.com
Whether you’re a theme designer, freelance developer, creative lead, or any growing number of web-related job titles, chances are that you use Photoshop. Some, like myself, probably use it every day. If you’re designing the next big WordPress theme or slicing a designers Photoshop mockup in preparation for coding, there...Continue Reading Design and Photoshop for WordPress: Tips & Best Practices
It’s been awhile since we last visited Custom Post Type UI on the WebDevStudios blog. We released version 1.1.0 on June 12th 2015. Not long after that, Custom Post Type UI surpassed 1 million downloads. Since then, I’ve been slowly but steadily working on the next major version. Today, I...Continue Reading Custom Post Type UI Version 1.2.0 Now Available!
High traffic sites that heavily depend on search can run into server resource issues and cause a sluggish experience for users. A good solution for this is to allow a third-party service to handle search for your site. We recently had a client that needed just that and ElasticSearch was...Continue Reading Integrating ElasticSearch with WordPress
I previously wrote about the first version of the WordPress JSON API here, but turns out, it’s not accurate anymore! Here’s an update of the code in that post; using this, you’ll be able to utilize the version two infrastructure of the API that is now in core WordPress 4.4. To use the core endpoints,...Continue Reading An Updated Overview of the WordPress JSON API in WordPress 4.4
As the end of 2015 approaches, we have joined the masses in taking stock of the passing year and started setting our sights on the next. The last few years have been a big jump for us and we’ve grown a lot. These transitions haven’t always been easy (that’s why...Continue Reading Another Awesome WDS Year Down and Many More to Go