Mike Toppa gives us a guide for using dependency injection to organize code in our plugins.
Newfold acquires YITH. The latest WooCommerce release notes. Inside Woo Support. $1.7 Trillion spent by US shoppers online during the pandemic.
Jon Brown has a very nice post up on his blog with some tips for better local development with WordPress. There are a lot of ways to go about this, but I like the way Jon organizes things. h/t Ben May.
This site isn’t very easy on the eyes, but I think that point 7 is a a valuable lesson, “Pragmatism is better than purism.” I don’t agree with the entire article, but I really like that one statement.
Transients are an excellent way to speed up complex queries in WordPress. Dave Clements shows you in this post how you can use transients to avoid bringing a site to its knees like he did, by caching those queries instead of repeating them on every page load.
WordPress 3.6 introduced the Heartbeat API. It’s an exciting API that opens up a whole bunch of possibilities for various core features or plugins, or even themes, to utilize. Pippin Williamson gives a nice introduction and example use case for the Heartbeat API, and Stephen Harris has also completed a three part series for wpTuts+…
In case you missed it last Friday, Siobhan McKeown announced that version one of the new WordPress code reference is now live. The code reference provides for easy exploration of core functions, classes, methods, and hooks, as well as the various core APIs. It also provides a reference list of new items added in each…