Why you should be packaging a functionality plugin with your premium theme

If you’re going to be selling a WordPress theme with cool features, please make sure to move those features into a functionality plugin to go with the theme. Your customers will appreciate you even more.

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What to look for in a theme

Are you looking to purchase a theme for your personal or business website? You need to do some research before making the final purchase.

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What a custom functionality plugin is and why you should use one

A lot of tutorials have you put custom code in the functions.php file. But if it affects WordPress itself in anyway, that code should really go in a functionality plugin.

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Why you shouldn’t use the WordPress code editor

WordPress 4.9 gave a number of cool enhancements to the code editor for themes and plugins in the admin. But that doesn’t mean you should edit any PHP in the editor.

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Why you should create and use a child theme

Child themes are an important part of the WordPress ecosystem, but a lot of users don’t use one, which is extremely frustrating. So here’s why you should be using a child theme today.

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What I learned from helping to organize WordCamp DFW

I spent the past several months as the PR and Social Media organizer for WordCamp DFW. Needless to say, I learned a lot being on such an amazing team putting on an incredible event.

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WordPress needs to stay JavaScript framework ‘agnostic’

WordPress currently stands at a fork in the JavaScript road. For a long time, it seemed like a formality that the core team would select ReactJS as the JavaScript framework for WordPress. After all, Automattic, the company that runs WordPress.com, started using it, and the new post editor, Gutenberg, was being built with it. But […]

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Why WordCamps Matter

WordCamps are a great place to see the WordPress community in action. So if you use WordPress in any way, why haven’t you attended one?

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Displaying threaded comments with VueJS

Displaying comments in a threaded manner is challenging with the WP REST API. But here’s a simple way to do it with VueJS.

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Taking a new look at the top MLS expansion candidates

It’s been a while since MLS expansion candidates had to submit their bids. So with decisions looming later this year, where do things stand now?

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