A short post by Mark Jaquith explaining why you should use the template_include hook instead of template_redirect for loading an alternative template file. template_redirect is a popular WordPress hook, for good reason. When it runs, WordPress has made its main query. All objects have been instantiated, but no output has been sent to the browser….
Cory and David talk about building a “career raft” or “next chapter” project and congratulate Ninja Forms on their 10-year anniversary.
A good strategic partnership can quickly surmount the challenges of distribution facing WordPress plugin authors and SaaS businesses.
Delicious Brains concludes their fantastic series on hosting WordPress yourself with examples of Nginx configurations.
Understanding how to alter the main query and how to create custom queries in WordPress are two essentials for WordPress developers. You should familiarize yourself with a few things right away: What is the WP_Query class, including creating new custom queries for secondary loops Never use query_posts() Alter queries with the pre_get_posts hook You also…
The WordPress REST API is at a bit of a crossroads. There is a proposal on the table by the core team of four contributors — Ryan McCue, Rachel Baker, Daniel Bachhuber, and Joe Hoyle — to ship endpoints to WordPress core iteratively. There is a pushback on this proposal by WordPress Project Lead and co-founder Matt Mullenweg.