I have been working on a project that needs to occasionally send off emails. If you need to do so, here's how with wp_mail(): add_filter('wp_mail_content_type',create_function('', 'return "text/html"; ')); wp_mail('email@example.com', 'Subject', 'Message'); Thanks to WordPress Cheat Sheets for the code!
I am really impressed with Generate WP. It lets you use forms to easily configure exactly what you want to do in WordPress theme dev and then it outputs the code.
Thanks to core contributor, Tom McFarlin, for writing up this great series of posts on WP Tuts+ dissecting the recommended coding standards for WordPress theme and plugin development. The WordPress Coding Standards: An Introduction The WordPress Coding Standards: Naming Conventions and Function Arguments The WordPress Coding Standards: Single Quotes and Double Quotes The WordPress Coding … Continue reading A Great Series on WordPress Coding Standards
Big thanks to Pippin from Pippin's Plugins for having the best code at the top of the search engines when I was looking for a WordPress widget template just like this. Thanks man!
I find that adding the URL to the wp-config.php file helps when transferring a site from local to live production. define('WP_HOME', 'http://www.example.com'); // no trailing slash define('WP_SITEURL', 'http://www.example.com'); // no trailing slash