Mike Schinkel posted on his HardcoreWP blog about why you should never use closing PHP tags in WordPress plugins. It's a great read. He goes in depth about why, versus just telling you not to. This is how beginner level PHP tutorials should be written. I'm really digging Mike's blog.
This episode modifies the ICS calendar feeds so that we can accept an author parameter and send only the posts that match the author provided.
If you work with WooCommerce but aren’t familiar with the developer chats, you can read summaries of them at woocommerce.wordpress.com. 🛒 Here’s a reminder that the recently launched WooCommerce 3.7 requires at least PHP 5.6.20 and WordPress 4.9. It also ships with Product Blocks 2.3 for the WordPress Block Editor and comes with new features…
I’ve had an opportunity to play with Barley for WordPress, an inline editor plugin. Barley is a two-sided product. Barley is a hosted, PHP based CMS, and Barley for WordPress is a WordPress plugin that extends the hosted Barley editing experience to WordPress publishers. My first thought when seeing Barley for WordPress was that it…
WordPress success stories are great, but this time, you’re going to read about a failure. It’s about the Speed Booster Pack plugin and the depressing, constant decline of its active installs.
This site isn’t very easy on the eyes, but I think that point 7 is a a valuable lesson, “Pragmatism is better than purism.” I don’t agree with the entire article, but I really like that one statement.