Corey Collins goes in depth on the WebDevStudios blog to offer a solution to a problem experienced by many Multisite users: for sharing sidebars across a Multisite instance. The solution uses transients to store everything and a small AJAX function for clearing the transient when sidebars or widgets update.
Wordfence reports that the official SendGrid for WordPress plugin is vulnerable to authorization bypass if run in multisite. The plugin is no longer maintained and no longer downloadable from the plugin repo, but it is reported to have 100,000+ active installs. 🔓 Hat tip to Prashant Baldha who digs deeper into the vulnerability on his…
Samuel “Otto” Wood describes the prepare() function, and why it matters. For anyone playing with SQL in their work, you should make sure you understand these basics that Otto quite clearly explains.
Jonny Harris explains the importance of site meta for WordPress multisite. Originally proposed by John James Jacoby, Jonny states it’s the, “key building block for the future of multisite.” This will make it easier for developers to extend multisite and expand on what you can do with it.
It’s a given that you need to know SVN to work with WordPress, but more and more developers are starting to use Git. If you’re just starting out then here is an awesome interactive tutorial on Git branching.
So they say. Specifically, David Mainayar said in Woo Weekly #399 that it’s the fastest he’s seen, and I imagine he’s seen a lot.
Accessibility is an important part of modern web development. It is our responsibility as creators of WordPress themes to make them accessible to all users, on any device. In this article, I’ll offer some simple tips to create better, more accessible WordPress themes.