WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of November 14

Learn Accessibility • The Return of SmashingConf • PHP 8.2 Release Delayed • Deno for Decoupled Front-End Development • LogoIpsum • Cool Tool: Restrict With Stripe Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Learn Accessibility Digital accessibility, commonly abbreviated a11y, is an important subject in web developer circles. More and more, folks are looking for solid guidance… Continue reading WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of November 14

The Four-Day WordPress Work Week

Who’s doing the four-day work week in WordPress? • What good sources for professional development have you found? • Getting your implementation intentions right. Estimated reading time: 2 minutes A four-day work week in the UK In June, 70 companies and their 3,300 employees started a four-day work week pilot program. The early responses make… Continue reading The Four-Day WordPress Work Week

Till Krüss on Object Cache Pro, WordPress, Plugins, Testing, and Performance — Post Status Draft 127

Till Krüss explains how he found his way into WordPress and a successful business that’s solving the hard problems of caching and performance optimization. His work and business model suggest several areas of opportunity for developers and founders working in the WordPress plugin market today. Estimated reading time: 44 minutes Back in August, I had… Continue reading Till Krüss on Object Cache Pro, WordPress, Plugins, Testing, and Performance — Post Status Draft 127

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

Why I (still) love…

What do you (still) love in tech that’s old? Simple static HTML websites (Ross Wintle) PHP and JavaScript after 20+ years (The Scapegoat Dev) ??? Tell us in the comments — This article was published at Post Status — the community for WordPress professionals.

Sites hacked with fake CloudFlare DDoS alerts infected with RATs

Remote Access Trojans (RATs) are new to me — apparently, you can get one on a Windows machine as a malware payload from fake CloudFlare DDoS alert pages on hacked WordPress sites. Ben Martin at Sucuri explains “a recent surge in JavaScript injections targeting WordPress sites has resulted in fake DDoS prevent prompts which lead… Continue reading Sites hacked with fake CloudFlare DDoS alerts infected with RATs