Update 5/18/18: Added entries for 4.8 and 4.9. Also, configure the highest version of PHP officially supported for each version. Update 6/9/17: Added entry for 4.7. With version 2.0 released of the Varying Vagrant Vagrants project, it is now much easier to configure your local VVV environment to your liking. Adding additional sites that are created and configured with […]
I had an experience at a WordCamp in 2016 that I wanted to take a moment to share. It was unexpected and made me reflect on my involvement in the WordPress community and why participating is so important to me. Let’s travel back to 2014. I was teaching a workshop called Plugin Development from Scratch at WordCamp […]
I was recently making some changes to my Toggle wpautop plugin in the wordpress.org plugin repository when I encountered a strange issue related to translate.wordpress.org that I wanted to share. First, in case you are not familiar, here is a little bit of background on how translations work for WordPress. Way back in 2013, WordPress 3.7 added support for something called language packs. […]
At WordCamp Rhode Island 2016, I ran the Contributor Day workshop. Before we got to work contributing to core, I gave a short presentation about how the WordPress development process works, and introduced them to the tools they would need to be familiar with. Download my slides here. I followed the Trac tickets that the participants became involved […]
This past Monday, I had the opportunity to speak at the monthly WordPress Boston meetup. If you are not familiar, WordPress meetups happen regularly all across the globe. There are several in the New England area alone. Boston WordPress meetup WordPress Rhode Island New Hampshire WordPress WordPress Hartford My talk was titled Coding Standards & […]
Today I am teaching a workshop at WordCamp Providence 2014 called WordPress Plugin Development from Scratch. Below you can find the slides for you to follow along, as well as the finished plugin that we will be creating today. Looking forward to working with you today! Workshop Presentation Slides Workshop Plugin FIle
Today, I gave my WordCamp Providence 2013 talk, “Next Level Plugin Development”. In case you missed it, or were in attendance and wanted a closer look at the slides, you can find them here.
I am very happy to announce that I will be speaking at WordPress Providence 2013. I will be giving a talk entitled “Next Level Plugin Development.” The lineup of speakers is exceptional this year, and it is only $30! For visit their website more information about WordCamp Providence.
In case you missed it, I was able to speak at WordCamp Providence last fall. My session was entitled Plugin Development – Stirred not Shaken. This presentation makes sense of the pandemonium of plugin development by breaking it down into three stages: planning, implementation, and release, while providing resources and discussing best practices. If you missed […]
In WordPress 3.4, a feature called the Theme Customizer was introduced. This is a great guide that breaks down adding support for this feature to your themes. The WordPress Theme Customizer: a Comprehensive Developer’s Guide