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

Is there a maximum length to WordPress user passwords?

Otto chimed in to answer this interesting question at Stack Exchange. Apparently WordPress will accept passwords up to 4096 bytes. Of course, there’s more to it than that… This article was published at Post Status — the community for WordPress professionals.

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Kevin Ohashi: Deep History, Integrity, and Hosting Benchmarks

This is a great interview with Ryan MacDonald of Liquid Web and Kevin Ohashi from Review Signal if you value depth and breadth of experience and vision in experts. The history of the hosting industry is interesting on its own terms, and these two go back a long way. You may be surprised at what… Continue reading Kevin Ohashi: Deep History, Integrity, and Hosting Benchmarks

Copyright, Selfie Monkeys, and the Hand of God

The Open Source Initiative has produced a podcast series on AI and its implications for open source out of the concern that “the traditional view of open source code implementing AI algorithms may not be sufficient to guarantee inspectability and replicability of the AI systems. Algorithms are deciding who stays in jail or which customers… Continue reading Copyright, Selfie Monkeys, and the Hand of God

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

Making Events Accessible and Websites Under 1kB

From the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), Here’s a checklist “for meetings, conferences, training, and presentations that are remote/virtual, in-person, or hybrid.” And here’s a website with pages under 1kB from Brad Taunt who is maintaining a list of sites with a similar page weight called the 1kB Club. (Like the 1MB Club but smaller.)… Continue reading Making Events Accessible and Websites Under 1kB

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.