The word nonce indicates a number used only once, but in WordPress nonces can be used multiple times within 24 hours, although they are unique to the user, action, and ideally an object. Usually, that's all that's necessary, but to generate a nonce that really is used only once, Stephen Harris details a method to augment the API with a timestamp.
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….
While Jetpack and its Photon service are useful, it is not a solution fit for everyone, and may users and developers have reservations about integrating with the WordPress.com infrastructure. Will Norris takes the open source approach and has rolled his own self-hosted version of Photon, available on GitHub.
Navigation is one of the most challenging battles for doing responsive design well. To preface this article, I highly recommend you study Brad Frost’s collections of responsive navigation patterns and complex responsive navigation patterns. In this post, I’ll cover two methods for handling the “toggle” method for responsive navigation in WordPress. Common responsive navigation patterns…
A tutorial to show you how to enqueue JS in the WordPress admin on one page only.
I remember reading this before I started Post Status. It needs to be noted here just how useful this post on classing up your queries is. Brad gives examples for making it easier to extend WP_Query in your projects.
I’ve used local development environments for as long as I can remember. They’ve always been a fluid part of being a developer. The biggest pain point was keeping everything upgraded at all times and switching from one stack to another. In case you didn’t notice, I said ”was”. This is because in the Spring of…