There's no shortage of tutorials about coding WordPress plugins, but this post from Matt Shaw is a bit different. Matt focuses on the research, reviewing, and testing side of plugin development — critical planning steps that should precede the actual code development.
I want to show you what mature WordPress agencies should be looking for in your code as a developer and how to get hired by them.
Magne Ilsaas wants WordPress to be more than the pragmatic choice for enterprise clients. He wants WordPress agencies to be known for a distinct WordPress culture and mindset. Alain Schlesser, Carole Olinger, Carl Alexander, and Zach Stepek have a frank talk with Bob Dunn about the costs of not supporting WordPress contributors. Post Status members including Dave Loodts, Marius Jensen, Jeremy Ward, and Chris Reynolds discuss the looming PHP 7.4 EOL. Plus Jb Audras‘ breakdown of contributions to the WordPress 6.1 release. For your weekend reading, some news and insights from business, workplace, webtech, and govtech writers beyond the WordPress bubble.
Beaver Themer is the newest product by Beaver Builder, and is now in an alpha testing phase. The new product allows you to use a lot of the features many of you know from Beaver Builder, except it allows you to apply them to entire templates, versus singular pieces of content. Whether you want to…
A few weeks ago I covered Demo WP Pro, a service by the folks behind Ninja Forms to help WordPress product creators create demo sites for their users. Since then, they’ve launched and rebranded to Ninja Demo. The rebranding was a great idea. Ever since they told me they rebranded, I haven’t been able to…
Kathy Kolbe has been called Abraham Maslow’s successor because of her work on the mind and creative problem solving. Learn the science of team synergy in this important Post Status conversation.
If you’ve done any testing or optimization with your site with Google in mind you’ve likely heard of Lighthouse — a popular open-source tool for auditing performance. Karolina Szczur describes what has changed between Lighthouse 7 and 8 — and what you might notice in your site speed tracking that’s new. 💨