Kailey Lampert has started a list of class and function names that should not be used in plugins and themes. These come from popular tutorials, common unprefixed names, or other methods she's run across at various times. Rule of thumb? Prefix everything.
What’s the best approach to maintenance — in software, sailing, or anything else? Hope for the best? Stewart Brand takes a famous solo, non-stop, round-the-world sailing race as a parable about maintenance styles that will win, go beyond winning, or drive you mad.
Here’s a great overview of various approaches for developing killer WordPress themes by Philip Arthur Moore on Code Poet.
Misogyny is alive and well in WordPress, but it doesn’t have to be. If we work together, we can make it an even safer space for all.
Automattic is acquiring a security firm that has yet to be named or officially announced. The acquisition is said to be Automattic’s largest yet. Matt Mullenweg spoke to TechWeekEurope about security within WordPress and a bit about this acquisition. Well, I’m super curious who it is and how much the deal is worth. But increased…
Chris Lema shares a story that is all too common. However, web development work is like voodoo for our clients. They just don’t know how much custom development should cost, or how long it should take. So we have to train them, and help them understand the value of our services.
Dates have just been announced for the next PressNomics. PressNomics’ third edition will be held in Tempe, Arizona, January 22nd through January 24th. The first two iterations of this conference, which is essentially the official unofficial WordPress business conference, were massively successful. This year’s event is already shaping up to be another success. Tickets will…