Shiny New Things!

From Abstract: WP Tests for Faster WordPress Projects. Independent Analytics – A Reliable Google Analytics Alternative for Your Website. Delicious Brains: WP Migrate 2.4 Released: Faster Migrations, Must-Use Plugins, WP Engine Compatibility, and More and The Developer’s Guide to WP-CONFIG.PHP. WordPress 6.1: Global Styles Filters. This article was published at Post Status — the community for… Continue reading Shiny New Things!

WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022

WordPress Design & Development Around the Web WP Cloud • Big Changes in WP_Query and the Nav Block • Accessibility-Ready Themes • Design Systems and Agency-Client Co-Creation • W3.CSS • WP Plugin Compare • Is Self-Hosted Email Impossible? • Cool Tool: WordPress WebAssembly • Also: Remix Icons, PDFgrep, The only 58 bytes of CSS you… Continue reading WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022

When and When Not to Use Headless WordPress

Keanan Koppenhaver explains over at WP Mayor: When and When Not to Use Headless WordPress: If you have a strong frontend team that’s comfortable interfacing with APIs and is used to communicating changes and working with more distributed systems, then it might make sense for them to focus on the frontend of the site while… Continue reading When and When Not to Use Headless WordPress

WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of September 19, 2022

WordPress Design & Development Around the Web Here’s a glimpse of what’s going on in the world of design and development in the WordPress space this past week: WP Tests from the Abstract Agency, ACF 6.0, and Simple Social Images. Cool Tool of the week Warp goes into plaid. Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Use… Continue reading WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of September 19, 2022

Revisiting the Notifications Problem

Brian Coords has been working on WP-Notify which is described on its GitHub repo as: A feature plugin for WordPress, which aims to create a new (better) way to manage and deliver notifications to the relevant audience. 294 – How might we fix the WordPress notifications problem? This article was published at Post Status —… Continue reading Revisiting the Notifications Problem

New Features to Test in Gutenberg 14.1

A reminder from Anne McCarthy about the importance of your help testing Gutenberg 14.1 in advance of the WordPress 6.1 release: If you have the current Gutenberg (plugin) release installed, you can use block template parts without adopting everything that comes with block templates. For example, you can allow a user to edit and build… Continue reading New Features to Test in Gutenberg 14.1

Managing WordPress Dev Environments with WP-CLI and Robo

Delicious Brains has a new tutorial about Managing WordPress Dev Environments with WP-CLI and Robo that’s worth a look. Robo is an open-source task runner like Gulp and Grunt using PHP instead of JavaScript. It’s used by Drupal‘s Drush, that project’s equivalent of WP-CLI. This article was published at Post Status — the community for WordPress… Continue reading Managing WordPress Dev Environments with WP-CLI and Robo

1,122% 3-Year Growth

Multidots was ranked #560 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List this year. Noted at the end of the listing is a massive figure — they posted 1,122% growth over three years as a WordPress VIP Gold partner. They’ve also been building the future of collaborative editing in WordPress for a while, so in a… Continue reading 1,122% 3-Year Growth

What’s in a Name? HPOS for WooCommerce

Custom Order Tables in WooCommerce are now High Performance Order Storage (HPOS). It’s a technical kind of rebranding that’s a really good idea to express not only what custom database tables for orders are but what they do. According to the timeline for this key feature’s development, HPOS will be feature complete and released with… Continue reading What’s in a Name? HPOS for WooCommerce

A Beautiful Life is All About Maintenance

RescueTime, which I’ve used since they started up, often has pretty good articles on time management and such. This is one. Most good habits are about maintenance. A beautiful life is all about maintenance This article was published at Post Status — the community for WordPress professionals.