In our new interviews section we will be meeting WordPress developers from all around the world. This month we start off with Brad Trivers, who is based in Canada and has made the switch to WordPress in recent years. In this interview we learn more about why he chose WordPress and how he uses our favourite CMS. Hi Brad, thanks for joining up for this interview. Let’s start with an introduction. Tell us about your web development business in general and where WordPress comes into the picture. First off, thank you for interviewing me! I started developing simple websites way…
HTML 5 is now more like the present than the future, and WordPress theme developers should stand up and take notice. Why not try and implement HTML 5 in your next WordPress project. We bring you all the resources you will need to get started immediately with HTML and WordPress.
An important thing to consider when blogging is that people will want to print interesting articles, maybe because they prefer reading them in printed format, or maybe they just want to keep a hard copy. Whatever the reason, we need to provide an easy way for our users to print the posts and pages on our WordPress site. Learn how…
In this article we explore the various PHP IDE options available for editing WordPress files and building themes and plugins. We expand on our two winners: Notepad++ and Netbeans for PHP.
A very cool infographic showing the new features of WordPress 3.1.
Hooks are very useful in WordPress. They allow you to hook a custom function to an existing function, which allows you to modify WordPress’ functionality without editing core files.
Changing the order of posts is something very convenient within a WordPress blog, and thankfully we’ve always had a few plugins that did the job very well, even providing us with an Ajax interface which made this task really easy and intuitive.
Here are three excellent WordPress infographics that illustrate the crazy rise of this CMS to the very top of the CMS world. Infographic: Jazzy WordPress by Infographiclabs The Power of WordPress by Tech King About Jean GaleaJean Galea is a WordPress developer, entrepreneur and padel player. He is the founder of WP Mayor, the plugins WP RSS Aggregator and EDD Bookings, as well as the Mastermind.fm podcast. His personal blog can be found at jeangalea.com.
By default WordPress doesn’t allow you to execute PHP scripts from within the post and page editors. Exec-PHP is the solution. The Exec-PHP plugin executes PHP code in posts, pages and text widgets.
The load speed of your website is essential, you need a fast site because slow sites annoy users, meaning less visitors to your site. Secondly, search engines also consider the speed of your site when generating their rankings. There are a number of factors influencing the load speed of a WordPress site, so in this post we will examine the top 5 factors that affect WP site load speed.