This is part of our ongoing celebration of the 20th Anniversary of WordPress. Dean Burton When I first discovered WordPress, I was messing around trying to build my own website, which at the time was an attempt to move an online community I had on Facebook over to a blog and eventually to sell/promote products….
Read WordPress stories from PostStatus members as we take time to reflect and celebrate 20 years of WordPress.
Learn Accessibility • The Return of SmashingConf • PHP 8.2 Release Delayed • Deno for Decoupled Front-End Development • LogoIpsum, Post to Telegram, and WP .gitgnore • Substack, the WordPress Plugin • Cool Tool: Restrict With Stripe
Jetpack and WordPress.com can publish to Telegram. The ultimate gitignore for WordPress projects.
If you hire a person who is not coachable they will never progress past the basic knowledge that they possess.
Here’s David’s weekly roundup of recent WP and web biz/tech podcasts worth listening to. Also: Ukrainian startup Lemon.io on work in wartime and Sherry Walling on grief.
The official PHP Git server was attacked this past week. The attack is still under investigation, but actions were quickly taken to protect it, and there is no active security risk. To learn more, you can read Enrico Zimuel‘s explanation. Github will now be the main repository for the PHP source code.
Matt Shaw shows how to set up Visual Studio Code and xDebug for WordPress development in a recently updated post. 👨💻 Matt also touches on important extensions such as Git Lens (which adds simple git blame annotations to the line that you’re currently working on), PHP DocBlocker for simple docblocking, and the Prettier extension for…
Ben Nadel shared his “opinionated” Git Cheat Sheet — a nice reference post if you want to grow your “git mental model.”
You may know Peter Suhm as the man behind WP Pusher, a plugin that lets you securely deploy your plugins and themes directly from GitHub, Bitbucket or GitLab to any WordPress site on any type of hosting.
John Blackbourn gave an excellent lightning talk on Git Bisect. (His slides are here.) Trust me — if you work with Git at all as a developer, the things John has to show you will blow your mind. John also recently released a new version of the Query Monitor plugin that includes a new panel…
I am joined by Matt Mullenweg to discuss decision making, Gutenberg, core WordPress processes, Automattic’s business, and more.
Sal Ferrarello has shared a super in-depth and well explained sample .gitignore file that will help you avoid several common pitfalls working with Git and WordPress.
Sami Keijonen shares his experience as a first time contributor to the WordPress default theme building process. He primarily worked within the realm of SVG icons for the Twenty Seventeen theme.
I loved these charts from Yoav Farhi on the “half-life” of WordPress code. The charts were generated from scrips authored by Erik Bernhardsson that he used to analyze Git projects. They show WordPress’s growth (by lines of code) over the years.
Tom McFarlin reminded me recently about a site that shows how you could write Git commit messages and why it matters. I’m guilty of this at times, when I have to fight against being a little lazy in my messages, especially in a long project.
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