Pippin Williamson is doing a new series on building a database abstraction layer that’s sure to be really educational. The first post in the series offers reasons for using custom tables in WordPress plugins. For a long time, the majority of “best practice” advocates for WordPress development screamed against almost all custom table usage. After…
Term meta has been committed to core in changeset 34529. This is a hugely anticipated change, and will excited a whole lot of developers. I’ve covered term meta a good bit the last several weeks, so I’ll spare the justifications. Instead, I’m sharing the commit message! It actually does a great job on telling us…
Get a sneak peek at WordPress 6.1 with Nick Diego. Help test 6.1 Release Candidate 2 — and the Plugin Dependencies feature plugin. Be sure to browse the 6.1 DevNotes, Field Guides, and Team Updates. WP-CLI 2.7.1 is available now.
If you need a guided tour through WP_Query (or perhaps you know a developer new to WordPress coding) then Carl Alexander has a well laid out walkthrough of it here.
Ever need 5 ‘featured’ posts but WP_Query only gives you 2? This tutorial will show you how you can fill in those missing posts.
Some things you just can’t do with WP_Query like get posts in the last 10 days from today. Here, we show you how to do that by using the posts_where filter.