Robert Dall shares some best practices for submitting WordPress Trac tickets. Trac can be intimidating, but Robert does a nice job of keeping his list informative but simple, and his advice is a great first step to getting more serious attention given to your ticket.
Joost de Valk has released a local SEO extension for his WordPress SEO plugin. This marks the second commercial extension for WordPress SEO, after the Video one released recently.
Wordfence has a created a whitepaper aimed at developers and security researchers to share how coding flaws can introduce some of the most common and significant WordPress vulnerabilities — and how to prevent them. 🔒
The biggest issue I’ve ever had with shortlink plugins is that the plugins usually seem like overkill. Custom domains and third party integrations annoy me. Kaspars Dambis seems to have simplified things a bit. His new Numeric Shortlinks plugin creates a shortlink that uses the post ID as the entire slug. For the first time,…
Web professionals talk a lot about the importance of writing great code. We should talk even more about providing great user experiences for websites and products we build. Code quality is really important. We should have standards, and utilize them habitually. We should code with proper debug tools so we catch problems as they happen….
Welcome to the seventh “Week in Review” on Post Status, where I hope to offer up some of the things you may have missed in the last week or so. A whole bunch of good stuff to read from the last week, so let’s get to it: Theme shops sorted by their Alexa rank Devin Price…
A decade ago, Chris Butler’s survey and report for Newfangled provided other agencies with the numbers that meaningfully define their market. WordPress agencies and freelancers could use something similar today.