Now there’s an idea…! Pippin (his gravatar look so mischievous!) , from Pippin’s Plugins, has launched a new somewhat satirical blog cleverly (or not so cleverly) named “Crappy Code” where he’ll showcase some of the terrible coding practices that he stumbles upon in his quest to discover and review WordPress plugins. The stated goals are simple: Educate others about bad code Give real examples of bad code and learn from it Have fun
Pretty stoked to see our new Hello Dolly podcast on the New and Noteworthy section of iTunes this morning! Thanks all for driving traffic and listening to Episode 0…! It’s obviously gotten the attention of more than a few people and we can’t wait to continue our climb into awesomeness. Thanks for your help! The response has been overwhelmingly positive, which makes Tom shed tears of joy.
It’s Wednesday and every wednesday is the so-called “hump day” – where you realize that the first half of the week is already gone (and that you may not have accomplished everything you had hoped) and you look toward the back-end of the week and realize that you *gasp* have another full 3 days to go. Oh, the horror! That’s where WP Daily’s #WPHumpDay comes in where we join together, encourage and challenge each other to make it through (or at least survive).
Themes are the public face of any site built on WordPress. But as developers, are we thinking too narrowly about how themes can help make our WordPress-powered sites better, more customized, and more complete? Two months ago, I published my first WordPress theme, Groundwork. Inspired by Growth Spark’s GS Starter Theme and Mark Jaquith’s WP Skeleton, at the time I called my attempt an “opinionated starter theme”. What I mean is that in addition to the basics, I also included other elements beyond the reach of traditional themes; elements of the site-building process which takes a sterile theme and makes […]
There have been a host of major changes in the release of 3.5 and developers are going to have a field day with some of new changes that have been made recently (all which you can see directly here). I’m especially appreciating some of the multisite changes as we’ve been experimenting with that particular build for some projects and looking to deploy something neat this coming year. Justin Sternberg and Andrew Nacin have called out a few key things of note though through the core blog that will catch a few developers up to speed as they first dig in, […]