Evan Solomon has completely rewritten a command line automation tool for deploying to SVN with Git. It's called Scatter, and it looks pretty awesome. He's also got usage examples and a fully updated readme. This looks like a nice way to interact with WordPress and its SVN workflow if you're more familiar with Git.
Understanding how to alter the main query and how to create custom queries in WordPress are two essentials for WordPress developers. You should familiarize yourself with a few things right away: What is the WP_Query class, including creating new custom queries for secondary loops Never use query_posts() Alter queries with the pre_get_posts hook You also…
Jason Coleman describes just why the new WordPress Heartbeat API is beneficial, and gives a sample implementation to help get you started.
Many different ways exist to structure WordPress plugins. You can use singletons, global references to your plugin class instance, static classes, namespaces and so forth. In this article, many different ways are outlined in the context of extensibility.
Let’s do some logging! The wc_get_logger function opens a new world of possibilities for you in WooCommerce.
In this episode of Post Status Draft, Cory Miller interviews the authors of the (second edition) of Professional WordPress Plugin Development.