It shouldn’t be this complicated… Nice end result though, by using “a potent combination of MDX and MJML.” Josh Comeau explains his workflow from Markdown to static site publishing and an email newsletter. It’s a complex arrangement, but doing it with WordPress is not easy or simple either. Josh writes: Being able to write newsletter…
I remember reading this before I started Post Status. It needs to be noted here just how useful this post on classing up your queries is. Brad gives examples for making it easier to extend WP_Query in your projects.
While Jetpack and its Photon service are useful, it is not a solution fit for everyone, and may users and developers have reservations about integrating with the WordPress.com infrastructure. Will Norris takes the open source approach and has rolled his own self-hosted version of Photon, available on GitHub.
Matt’s vision of future WordPress development (from the SotW) is encapsulated in plugin development. What does that mean for future dev on core APIs? I have one idea on a way that plugin-like functionality could work hand-in-hand with core API advancement.