Thanks to Mike Jolley for his great post on ways to keep your site secure during development. Plus, it comes with graphics!
I love me some WordPress.com, however a lot of the users are not aware of the more advanced features, like how to get your authorship graphic to show up with Google.
From the dev and design side you usually see more men than women in the WP community (and in the web world in general). Make sure to follow these women, who make an effort to stand out in the WP world. I added a few from the suggestions in the comments as well 🙂 Sarah … Continue reading Women to Follow in WordPress
Thanks to the folks over at Digging into WordPress you can now see all three of the ways to reset the WP Loop when you're working with multiple loops in a single template.
A big up vote for the folks at WP Tavern who have helped to manifest a 24/7 WordPress news stream at wpr.fm. You can read more about the project on WP Tavern's article on how to get involved.
If you're in the WP community, then you've heard of the folks at WebDev Studios. Now, you have one more reason to love them. Check out the Widget Area UI Redesign they're working on for WordPress. Go check out the full article over on the company's blog.
For the first half of this article, I really disagreed with Jared that WP should have a templating language. My primary reason came from my experience as a teacher helping students learn PHP while customizing WordPress (and vice versa). If WordPress had a templating language it would make it a less ideal environment for web development … Continue reading Very Very Interesting Article on Adding a Templating Language to WordPress
Elliott from Laser Red wrote a round up of helpful WordPress functions that you don't usually read about: get_post_field wp_list_pluck antispambot checked/selected body_class human_time_diff wp_send_json_success/error wp_remote_get/post get_template_part If you're a WordPress dev, I really suggest you check out this article, because he gives an explanation and code example for each one of these in an a quick, … Continue reading A List of Commonly Unknown WP Function
A while back I posted about a new podcast on the market and mentioned how I don't really listen to podcasts anymore. After a comment from a reader, I decided I'd brush up on my podcast intake. Below you can find an unordered list of popular WP podcasts: WP Watercooler DradCast Matt Report Week in … Continue reading Top 10 WordPress Podcasts
Troy Dean did a great presentation at WordCamp Melbourne (which I was supposed to be at but missed ) on how to charge more for your work. I think I may have even posted about this before, but I came across it again and still feel it's worth checking out.