Object-oriented programming in a Gutenberg world

So now that we know why object-oriented programming might be good for your next WordPress plugin, let’s try it with a plugin that creates custom Gutenberg blocks.

Object-oriented programming in WordPress plugins

Creating a WordPress plugin is pretty simple. It’s just another functions.php file, right? But what if you tried creating a plugin with object-oriented programming.

Patience will be needed with Gutenberg

Gutenberg continues to be a divisive topic inside the WordPress sphere. But as you begin to try out the new editor, heed this advice: be patient.

My Git setup

Getting going with a Git workflow can be a bit of a challenge at first. So here’s how I set up my projects to help get you started.

What Git is and how to use it

Looking to fix problems with losing code either through losing files or it getting written over by other team members? You should look into using Git.

ExtraPress Gutenberg theme

What I’ve learned so far in developing a theme suited for Gutenberg

Recently I started creating a premium WordPress theme that relies a lot on Gutenberg with the idea of having it ready when it’s rolled into core. So here are a few thoughts on developing a theme for the new editor.

What We Can Learn from USA Today and GDPR

When the GDPR went into effect in May, USA Today released a site for EU visitors that was about 5.2MB less than the normal site. So is there anything we can learn from that?

Why you should always focus on the basics when starting web development

There are so many web development frameworks that it can be difficult to figure out where you should start. But the basics are always the right place to begin learning.

Your website needs HTTPS

Google Chrome is about to start penalizing sites that don’t have HTTPS at the start of their URLs. So your site is going to need it. Plus, it’s good for your visitors.

The new Gutenberg editor in WordPress

WordPress developers need to help non-technical users through Gutenberg transition

The Gutenberg transition is going to be difficult for non-technical users. So it’s up to us WordPress developers to help them however we can.

Inspector tools in Chrome

What the inspector tools are and how to use them

Need to make a quick change on your site, but don’t know what specific element to call? The inspector tools in the browser will be able to help you out.

My WordPress story

WordPress is celebrating its 15th anniversary on Sunday. In honor of this occasion, here’s my story about how I came to use and love WordPress.