I love posts like this. I've never given Lazy loading of images much thought. Devin Price has explained what lazy loading actually does, how it's best handled in WordPress, and gives his recommendation on how to best use this sort of functionality. This is exactly how a short form tutorial should be.
Want to stop wasting time manually linting, concatenation, and minifying style and script files in your WordPress theme or plugin? Then you should start using Grunt – a cool tool that does it all for you. 10up has even released templates to kickstart your next project, using Grunt!
Josh Kadis has written up a summary of his experience at Quartz (an excellent online business news magazine) using WordPress to build a web app. Their considerations for choosing to build their own API versus use Jetpack’s, using the settings API to their advantage, and a few other tidbits were really interesting here.
Andrey Savchenko, known as Rarst in the WordPress community, has built a great guide to using Composer in WordPress. Composer is a dependency management tool for PHP projects. It brings a ton of power to the table, and this resource is great for any of us getting started with using Composer in our WordPress projects….
Joe Hoyle, of Human Made, has posted a nice tutorial on the WPRealm blog about rewrite rules. Be prepared for your brain to melt.
Pippin Williamson walks us through the right and wrong ways to build template files for plugins.
Sami Keijonen shares his experience as a first time contributor to the WordPress default theme building process. He primarily worked within the realm of SVG icons for the Twenty Seventeen theme.