Tom McFarlin discusses various methods for instantiating WordPress plugins. There are some good comments as well.
WP Stack is a professional WordPress deployment tool written and maintained by Mark Jaquith. It assumes you’re already using a number of professional development techniques. Specifically, WP Stacks aims to help you scale WordPress out to multiple servers.
After interviewing thirteen WordPress developers for a book on getting up and running with WordPress development, I have some key takeaways that I’d like to share with you.
It sucks when you accidentally email all your users from a development site. Well, let’s get all output from wp_mail logged during development.
Today we look at making a WordPress page appear to be the ancestor of a single custom post type by filtering the classes on wp_nav_menu.
Justin Sternberg posted on the WebDevStudios blog a code example for changing the default hierarchical taxonomy metabox (like for categories) into a radio button select box. This is very handy for limiting end users to choosing only one taxonomy term.
If we can polish a turd, we can polish our code. Your code doesn’t have to be perfect. In fact, it probably won’t be. But it should be clean, documented, organized, and use proper syntax. It should be polished. Polishing your code today will make you a better developer, and you’ll thank yourself when you…