There I was. Working on adding PHP docblocks to widgets.php in /wp-includes, like you do, when I came across this: So I set about trying to figure out the appropriate @since parameter to use. Do I base the @since on when the WP_Widget function was first added (2.8)? Or from...Continue Reading Removing PHP4 Compatibility in WordPress Custom Widgets
At the end of September, Matt Mullenweg published a blog post outlining his vision of Five for the Future. DradCast interviewed Matt at WordCamp San Francisco 2014, here’s what he had to say: WebDevStudios is Dedicated to the Future of WordPress Since the start of WebDevStudios, we have always been...Continue Reading WebDevStudios is Dedicated to the Future of WordPress!
I’ve been working with WordPress since 2006, but never on WordPress. In other words, I’ve never contributed code. Excited and nervous at the same time, I started asking other team members for help. It was suggested that I start with the handbook, however, my head was spinning about three paragraphs in! What...Continue Reading A Beginner’s Guide to Contributing to WordPress
Let’s face it – unless you like devoting your time to clicking, dragging, accidentally letting go of your mouse button, then clicking and dragging again, we all hate the widget management page. With things becoming more and more streamlined with each WordPress release, how is it that the widget page...Continue Reading WebDevStudios’ Take On a WordPress Core Widget UI Refresh