Ben Nadel shared his “opinionated” Git Cheat Sheet — a nice reference post if you want to grow your “git mental model.”
We like to say it’s easy to build a website, and to build it on top of WordPress. Maybe it is, maybe it isn’t. But for just about anyone, it can be intimidating when you’re just digging in. You’ve got to learn your ABCs before you can tell a great story. On the web — especially as it gets more complicated — there’s a lot to learn to build and maintain a modern website.
Using WordPress, it’s a poor assumption to assume the wp-content, plugins, and uploads folders are always in the same place, or even always called by those names. The configuration you see above is a sample WordPress root directory. This isn’t uncommon. Many people who manage their installs with version control such as Git probably recognize…
Sami Keijonen shares his experience as a first time contributor to the WordPress default theme building process. He primarily worked within the realm of SVG icons for the Twenty Seventeen theme.
VersionPress, which does Git version control for WordPress, has gone fully Open Source. Borek Bernard documents the history of the plugin and what the new direction means for VersionPress’s development, including the release of a beta of VersionPress 3.0. I’m excited by this move because more people will have the chance to see the progress…
I am joined by Matt Mullenweg to discuss decision making, Gutenberg, core WordPress processes, Automattic’s business, and more.
Tom McFarlin reminded me recently about a site that shows how you could write Git commit messages and why it matters. I’m guilty of this at times, when I have to fight against being a little lazy in my messages, especially in a long project.