This post explores methods which can be used to pass arguments to callback functions without resorting to global variables. Additional input is welcome.
Matt’s vision of future WordPress development (from the SotW) is encapsulated in plugin development. What does that mean for future dev on core APIs? I have one idea on a way that plugin-like functionality could work hand-in-hand with core API advancement.
Gabriel Koen describes ten reasons why he believes WordPress is a better starting point for projects than many advanced PHP developers would think. Some of the points are even known pain-points in WordPress, but as he notes, “even a half-assed solution pre-built beats building your own half-assed solution that you’ll never get around to finishing.”
A quick and easy way to generate the required code for Sidebars, Menus, Custom Post Types, and a few other elements you’ll likely need for your theme and/or plugin. With the visual tips/help, it makes coding these areas a breeze!
In an effort to showcase how Gravity Forms can be used as a platform, Rocket Genius developer Steven Henty has created a quite in-depth tutorial on how to create a Gravity Forms add-on. With over one million WordPress sites running Gravity Forms, there’s already a sizeable install base and a healthy ecosystem is emerging of…
Brian Coords has been working on WP-Notify which is described on its GitHub repo as: A feature plugin for WordPress, which aims to create a new (better) way to manage and deliver notifications to the relevant audience.
Tom McFarlin has written another useful post on the wpTuts+ blog. He reminds us to stick to the WordPress coding standards for our naming conventions and function arguments. As you start working with other developers on projects, or see your own code for the first time in six months, these easy-to-implement standards will be your…