Leland at ThemeLab offers a passionate argument that he does not believe any shortcodes should be included in WordPress themes. I think he makes plenty of good arguments, but I do think we should remember that all a shortcode does is provide a short-reference to a custom function callback. Therefore, you can literally put anything in a shortcode, but the shortcode methodology in WordPress simply makes that functionality available without digging into backend templates and code. So, I think Leland's broad brush statement is a bit dangerous.
Tom McFarlin, doing what Tom McFarlin does over on wpTuts+. Go read about why boilerplates matter. I personally use versions of both of his settings and plugin boilerplates, which you can get from the links in his post. Go read it!
iA is developing a Markdown-based, radically simplified presentation app (called Presenter) that helps you tell stories effectively. Zed is the spiritual successor to Atom — and focused on fast, collaborative editing. You can get it at GitHub.
How to save time and get all the categories a WooCommerce product is in with a simple, single line of code!
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…
This episode modifies the ICS calendar feeds so that we can accept an author parameter and send only the posts that match the author provided.
Some things you just can’t do with WP_Query like get posts in the last 10 days from today. Here, we show you how to do that by using the posts_where filter.