David Smith is a developer for Rocket Genius, the makers of Gravity Forms. And on the side, he runs the Gravity Wiz website for adding additional functionality to Gravity Forms by way of “Perks,” plus general tips and tutorials. His latest is an enhancement to Gravity Forms multi page navigation. It's a good one to keep in your arsenal. Be sure to check out this tutorial, his Gravity Perks product, and his blog in general. It's great if you, like me, are using Gravity Forms on your client projects.
2016 was a good year for PHP according to Zend as they share survey results from 1200 developers. Some interesting results, most notably that over 50% of respondents are planning to move to PHP 7.x within one year (that’s good). And biggest security concern with PHP is vulnerabilities in custom code.
Dev7Studios, the makers of the immensely popular Nivo Slider, recently acquired the CarouFredSel plugin. Today, they released a WordPress plugin for CarouFredsel. I’ve used CarouFredSel for some time for carousels, as it’s a pretty robust script. It’s nice to see them come out with a WordPress plugin for it. The price ranges between $19 and $99, depending…
BackupBuddy 3.3 has been released. The update includes a file integrity scan that is run during backup, as well as improvements for debugging plugin conflicts, canceling backups, and manually running scheduled backups.
Newly released Gutenberg 10.7 includes the first iteration of responsive menus in the navigation block and new design tools to support the existing ones in blocks. Now you can insert block patterns from the WordPress.org Pattern Directory too. ✨
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Tom McFarlin weighs in on the topic of WordPress as a tool for application development in his latest post on WP Daily.