Greenfield front-end development with the REST API… what tool would you use?

I recently submitted an audio question to my favorite web podcast, the Shoptalk Show. Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert are mega smart and I wanted to know what front-end development methods they’d want to explore for a greenfield project based on the new WP REST API backend. My question: I learned web development and templating…

Dashicons in SVG

Dashicons are shipped with WordPress and made available to developers looking to use custom icons in their plugins and themes. It’s a great little resource that makes stuff like icons for custom post types much simpler. Currently, Dashicons are an icon font. However, more and more folks (myself included with the front-end of Post Status) are…

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Week in review: Beta 2, refinement, transparency, Do Action, apps, and more

Welcome to the fourth “Week in Review” on Post Status, where I hope to offer up some of the things you may have missed in the last week or so. There are a lot of great reads to catch up on this week: WordPress Beta 2 is ready for testing Self explanatory but important — WordPress…

Chris Coyier on WordPress, business, and building the web
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Chris Coyier on WordPress, business, and building the web

Chris Coyier is not a stranger to most of us web workers. He’s a designer at CodePen, a writer at CSS-Tricks, and a podcaster at ShopTalk. He uses WordPress on all three of his primary projects. For years, Chris has been a consistent advocate for the platform. He develops his own websites with WordPress, but his day-to-day…

Recommendations for improving WordPress comments
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Recommendations for improving WordPress comments

There are a number of things that concern me in regard to WordPress comments. They are one of those features that I have a love hate relationship with. Comments are great for active, well moderated communities. I genuinely enjoy receiving comments from Post Status readers, where people often add value to the conversation. For many…

Meet Philip Arthur Moore, Premium Theme Lead at Automattic
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Meet Philip Arthur Moore, Premium Theme Lead at Automattic

Philip Arthur Moore is the Premium Theme team lead at Automattic. I’m thrilled to have been able to ask Philip some questions about WordPress.com premium themes, their processes, and working at Automattic. His answers are thorough and very insightful, and I’m thankful for the time he spent on this. You’re the Premium Theme Lead at…

WordPress podcasts to keep an eye on
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WordPress podcasts to keep an eye on

The WordPress podcast landscape seems to be exploding. I’ve been keeping my queue filled for a while now with the shows available. Let’s talk about a few. The DradCast The DradCast is a carryover from WP Late Night, hosted by Sucuri CEO Dre Armeda and WebDevStudios co-founder Brad Williams. They are ridiculously experienced and well respected in…

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