Although contributing to the open source–and specifically, the WordPress–community has always been a central component of WebDevStudios’ philosophy, it wasn’t until October of 2014 that we figured out how to formally contribute as a full company. We started participating in Five for the Future, where we designated 5% of WDS...Continue Reading What WDS Did During Five for the Future: May 2016
On Thursday, March 24th, 2016, we pushed out the latest version of Custom Post Type UI, now at version 1.3.0. This is our latest major version of the plugin. It brings in a nice number of changes that I will cover here. CPTUI Fans, it’s about to get even better! Here...Continue Reading Welcome Custom Post Type UI Version 1.3.0
If you keep an eye on WordPress Twitter, you might have heard little birds tweeting about some of our recent work with Shopify! Shopify is an e-commerce software that provides a hassle-free platform for shop owners to run their own online store and get a piece of the internet sales...Continue Reading WebDevStudios for Shopify: The Shopify eCommerce Plugin
We make a lot of plugins at WebDevStudios. Whether adding functionality to client projects, creating open source plugins to give back, or developing premium products, we are always spinning up new plugins. To speed up this process, we created generator-plugin-wp, a Yeoman generator which streamlines all parts of the plugin development process. I’ve talked about...Continue Reading Making a Plugin the WebDevStudios Way
Some people make health a focus of their New Years Resolutions–not that being healthy shouldn’t be on a persons mind, but I like to use the New Year as a way to clean out the cobwebs of development. To think over the past year and decide what processes worked and...Continue Reading 10 WebDevStudios Development Resources To Up Your Game!
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
Every month, WDS releases a bunch of goodies over on Github (and occasionally WordPress.org and elsewhere). While we typically share the links on social media, we know that it’s easy for things to get lost in the noise, so we will be bringing you our top releases of every month....Continue Reading WDS Github Releases for May 2015
Every month, WDS releases a bunch of goodies over on Github (and occasionally WordPress.org and elsewhere). While we typically share the links on social media, we know that it’s easy for things to get lost in the noise, so we will be bringing you our top releases of every month....Continue Reading WDS Github Releases for April 2015
What happened to Custom Metaboxes and Fields for WordPress? Is this an actual plugin? Do I need to use CMB2 instead? These are a few of the types of questions I get asked when talking about CMB2. I agree–it IS confusing! With this post, I’m hoping to shed some light...Continue Reading CMB2 WordPress Plugin: What is it good for? Absolutely everything!
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 matters is that someone is consuming what you...Continue Reading Displaying Your Popular Posts Using Jetpack