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.
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,
WordPress templates make it easier for developers to create dynamic content and apply a consistent style across multiple posts or pages. While this is a very useful feature, it’s been skipped over by many users due to the required degree of coding.
However, this is no longer the case. The new Elementor Theme Builder includes the ability to create custom single post templates without doing any coding whatsoever.
Getting emails through your WordPress site is important. Whether someone is informing you there’s something wrong with your products, or just dropping by to say you’re doing a great job, you need to make sure you receive those emails.
Too often, our tests for if emails work on a WordPress site or in a WordPress plugin involve filling out a form,
If your client serves a non-English speaking audience, you may need to produce a website that works in multiple languages. Given that implementing multiple languages means a potential wealth of new custom, don’t let the fear of tackling a multilingual website stop you from working with these types of clients.
While handling multiple languages increases your project scope,
At this year’s WordCamp US, I was super excited by the possibilities that Gutenberg presented for WordPress. I came home and started making blocks. Having built a few custom block plugins, I’m even more excited. This isn’t a tutorial, instead, this is a reflection on what it’s like to develop for the WordPress of the future,
Is your website accessible to those with a disability?
Approximately 56.7 million Americans have a disability. Unfortunately, the majority of websites, even newly built ones, do not meet accessibility standards. If you haven’t considered accessibility until now, your site most likely has barriers that make it difficult for anyone with a disability to view and engage with the website.