tl;dr – put wp-config.php in your .gitignore file!
Chris Lema has posted a nice tip for automatically changing WooCommerce order status when some orders a product. It’s especially useful in his context, as he sells digital downloads, and there’s no waiting period between processing and completing the order.
This week Daniel shares some resources for creating React Apps using Gutenberg Data, static WordPress sites with Eleventy, and a Figma to FSE workflow. Also a reminder to test and give feedback on fluid typography — and one cool tool: Programming Fonts.
Iain Poulson has written a nice tutorial summarizing five different ways to sync uploads / media across WordPress environments. This is a common problem, and he approaches the solutions using different methodologies, including via FTP (least preferred), rsync, Migrate DB Pro, a clever .htaccess trick, and WordPress filters. I love seeing how people tackle problems differently,…
“What is code?” Paul Ford answers the question, with a 38,000 word masterpiece in Bloomberg. This is the first article I’d tell an aspiring programmer to read, and the one that anyone working in technology should have in their permanent collection.
Ryan McCue has written an insightful post about caching data in WordPress with the Transients API. Most interesting to me is how he describes expiration in transients as a “maximum age” versus a “guaranteed expiration”. He also makes a worthwhile point about how even when you store transients, it doesn’t mean they won’t be expired…
Although the official WordPress source code still lives in a Subversion repository, you can contribute patches without having to touch svn