Ever been logged in to WordPress but want to see your site without the toolbar? I've got a project with some weird positioning right now where such a feature is nice. You could just open the site in a different browser, or you could stay logged in and less distracted with this simple plugin / function that hides the toolbar until you hover over it. h/t Chris Coyier.
In this episode, Joe and Brian talk scaling WordPress, and what to do when you think you might’ve reached WordPress’s limits.
Templatic has written a really informative post describing their processes for developing commercial themes. They talk about doing market studies, creating mockups, design and development, project management, quality assurance, documentation, and more.
Way to many developers leave documentation to the end, and that’s not what we should be doing. Documentation is a very important part of your project.
If your host doesn’t already support WebP by default, you can get it with the Performance Lab plugin, thanks to the WordPress Performance Team.
Scott Evans shares why he decided to remove his plugins from Code Canyon. I’m sure each seller’s mileage varies as far as their level of concern for the reasons Scott brings up, but I’m at least happy he’ll be releasing some of the code for the plugins he took down.
There’s a newly clarified policy on Make Plugins from Mika Epstein where she says that developer frameworks are no longer going to be approved for the plugin repo. Plugins like CMB2, Advanced Custom Fields and others that may be dependencies of other plugins, and are not feature plugins of their own, would theoretically not be allowed. However,…