It is common practice for developers to work on several servers or tiers in order to test their work and make sure code is ready to deploy without introducing errors on a live production environment. WP Engine features multiple environments per WordPress installation and provides a multi-tiered workflow. It is possible for developers to work on a separate development site until code is ready to be shared with a client.
WP-CLI is a tool that allows commands to be run in WordPress from the command line or terminal. One of the reasons why developers love WP-CLI is that it provides a way to automate WordPress and common operations that otherwise require navigating through the WordPress Dashboard in order to execute. There can be many clicks to get through operations like updating all plugins on a WordPress Installation.
Icon fonts can be a very useful tool for WordPress sites. They allow you to add symbols and images to your website without slowing it down. That and other reasons are why icon fonts have become popular in recent years.
If you are not sure about this topic, this blog post is here to help you out.
Learning WordPress development isn’t just about learning to code PHP.
You’ll also need some HTML and CSS skills if the sites, themes and/or plugins you create are going to work well.
In this tutorial, I’ll show you an incredibly useful feature of WordPress that mixes PHP with some simple CSS. It’s an easy-to-use but powerful technique which will give you more control over the way your content is displayed.
WordPress doesn’t offer any kind of notification system. All you can use is the wp_mail() function, but all of the settings have to be hardcoded, or else you have to create a separate settings screen to allow the user tweak the options. It takes many hours to write a system that is reliable, configurable and easy to use.
Do you want to protect your WordPress site from brute force attacks? These attacks can slow down your website, make it inaccessible, and even crack your passwords to install malware on your website. In this article, we will show you how to protect your WordPress site from brute force attacks.
What is a Brute Force Attack?
Gutenberg is the new WordPress editor and everyone is talking about it. It has introduced an all-new way of writing content with WordPress. So not only the developers can benefit from its block-modeled layout but the end-users will also be able to create dynamic page layouts with it.
However, building custom blocks with Gutenberg can be quite a hassle for developers who want to integrating it into their projects.
Moving a WordPress site to SSL can sometime result in unexpected issues. If you’re adding SSL to an existing WordPress site and are running into errors, then you’re in luck. In this guide, we will cover how to fix the most common issues with SSL / HTTPs in WordPress.
What is SSL / HTTPS and Why You Should Start Using it Right Away?
We are continuing our exploration of video from Smashing Conferences this year with two videos that explore the impact of third party scripts. These scripts can add functionality, and give us valuable information, but what do they cost?
These two talks will help you to assess the third party scripts you might be considering adding to a site,
This article is a part of a series on writing object-oriented PHP for WordPress development. So far, we’ve spent two articles on writing the code and now we will test the code and systems. It takes an enormous amount of tooling to write code and back in my day I walked uphill both ways,