Leveling up as a developer is more complex than one would think. The process has layers like an onion — sometimes sweet, sometimes causing tears. You can level up by learning a coding language but developing your troubleshooting and problem […]
A WordCamp’s website is vital to the success of the event. Every year we review the best WordCamp websites. Check out the roundup of the best WordCamp websites of 2015.
Have you heard the phrase “MVP” when it comes to plugin development? It means “Minimal Viable Product”. It’s an excellent concept because it enables developers to stay focused on getting their product out the door with the minimum of features, […]
WordCamp Orange County held the first ever Plugin-a-Palooza, a competition to develop an awesome plugin in a limited amount of time. Who won? We did! Check out the story about the plugin and competition.
WordCamps are community organized conferences focused on WordPress. I am part of the WordCamp San Diego organizing team and one of my tasks was to help design and develop the website. During my design and development process I reviewed many WordCamp […]
We just kicked off our blog notification campaign this past week. Maybe you are even reading this because of that email! As is often the case, while building out this campaign, I stumbled on several hurdles to creating what I […]
WordPress parent themes can come with a lot of extra baggage. If you’re on a mission to clean up your parent theme, here’s a few handy functions to help you.
Imagine this scenario. You go to a the grocery store to purchase a few items. You decide to grab some beers, because… beer! You get to the front of the line and the cashier says: “I’m sorry, alcoholic beverage purchases need to go […]
Forcing SSL in your WordPress site is “all the rage” lately. And for good reason. Security is a serious issue and SSL isn’t a silver bullet by any means, but it helps. But the biggest reason why web owners want […]
Building custom functionality plugins is an often overlooked but important best practice when building any new WordPress website. Learn how to build your own custom functionality plugin and help future proof your website.