Andrew Nacin, lead developer of WordPress, just finished a talk at Loopconf, where he talked about a series of related WordPress security fixes that spanned two years, with the final fix included into WordPress core under the guise of emoji support.
Matty Cohen has written a very nice post in Torque Mag about sustaining value in WordPress products. I especially like what he notes on debunking the myth that features are equivalent to value. And as he notes, harmony between two products can indeed provide tremendous value. For a quick presentation to complement Matt’s post, I’d…
When moving your WordPress website, the site’s URL can be saved in the database in many places. Find the easy way to change all of the URLs using a PHP script to search and replace the database for your development or staging URL and replacing it with your new URL.
Paul shares some of the WordPress utility functions he’s collected and uses often.
Tom Nowell has created a project called ComposerPress which analyses an existing WordPress install and creates a Composer .json file in your root directory. If you’ve already gotten to know the value of Composer, but need something to help bring your pre-Composer sites up to speed with your new workflow, then this is for you.
WP Stack is a professional WordPress deployment tool written and maintained by Mark Jaquith. It assumes you’re already using a number of professional development techniques. Specifically, WP Stacks aims to help you scale WordPress out to multiple servers.