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  1. What's New in WordPress 4.2

    WordPress 4.2 (Powell) has just landed and it's jam packed with goodness for users and developers alike. Led by Drew Jaynes of 10up, the team of 283 contributors brings us dozens of new features and fixes a total of 231 bugs. The WordPress 4.2 release has been named Powell, after the jazz
  2. Introduction to Docker for WordPress Developers

    option. In this article we will see what Docker is, and how to start using it in your WordPress projects. Why Docker? Docker is an open source platform that helps you build, run and deploy applications. In this article, we will start using Docker with WordPress, but it's really easy to use
  3. Mastering the WordPress Links Manager

    them in the HTML code and hardcode the links. The problem is that this method isn't very practical: to modify, remove or add a link, you must modify the source code. That's why the WordPress Links Manager exists. What Is the WordPress Links Manager and Why Use It? A Useful Tool to Manage
  4. Using Font Awesome with WordPress

    projects; however not all icons have been created and you may find yourself having to rely on images in some situations Getting Font Awesome into Your WordPress Project Integrating Font Awesome with WordPress, be it a theme or plugin, is exceptionally easy and requires very few steps to get up
  5. Revisr - Git for WordPress

    If you're a developer who uses WordPress, chances are that you probably try to implement processes in your development workflow into WordPress. One such process is the use of version control. At the very basic level, version control essentially creates checkpoints in your code, allowing you to go
  6. Optimizing Your Images for WordPress

    of optimizing your images for WordPress. Is an Image Really Required? Of course the first question you should ask is do you really need an image when text, symbols, and simple logos can be replaced with web fonts and other CSS effects that can possibly do the job better, faster
  7. The WordPress Template Hierarchy

    WordPress themes allow you to change the design of your website, providing control over the look and feel. They are essentially collections of different template files that work together and produce the overall design of your website. Before you dive deeper into WordPress themes, it is important
  8. An Introduction to Asset Handling in WordPress

    As a WordPress theme or plugin developer, there will come a time during your development process that you will need to include third party scripts or stylesheets in your plugin or theme. Sure, simply linking the assets in the header or footer would definitely work, but adhering to standard practice
  9. Accepting Bitcoin Payments with WordPress

    on your WordPress site, you should read this introduction to Bitcoin, which discusses the many advantages and risks of accepting cryptocurrencies for your business. Why Use a Bitcoin Gateway? Although Bitcoin carries significant risks due to it being volatile, most Bitcoin payment gateways allow
  10. Designing WordPress Themes for Printing

    In this tutorial we'll take a look at what designing a theme for printing means and how WordPress theme developers can design their themes for printing. Designing a theme to look great in a web browser is not enough, some people still like (or need) to print out web pages for various reasons, so we
  11. WordPress Migrations Made Easy

    In this article, we're going to cover the various ways you can migrate your website to WordPress. If the fear of content migration is keeping you from transferring from an old website to a new one, or the phrase 'data migration' sends chills up your spine, then you’ve landed on the right page
  12. The Definitive Guide to WordPress Maintenance

    WordPress maintenance is often seen as a chore, but it's extremely important. Most web platforms, without a little extra care, can become slow, error prone and unreliable. From a security perspective, a poorly maintained site can even become a liability. Unnecessary files and data can slow your
  13. What's New in WordPress 4.1

    WordPress 4.1, named “Dinah” after the jazz singer Dinah Washington, was officially released today. Here's a round up of what you can expect with this latest version. Around seven days ago the WordPress 4.1 Release Candidate became available, this article is based on the information shared
  14. Customized WordPress Administration Filters

    This article will outline what you need to know about WordPress and its filtering mechanism available to you via your posts administration screen. We will detail exactly what the WordPress filters are and the purpose they serve in displaying your post listings. From there we will learn how you
  15. WordPress as a Framework

    WordPress is one of the most popular CMS (Content Management Systems) as far as the user base and ease of access is concerned. Many famous content rich websites use WordPress as their back-end - including SitePoint itself. Regular updates, a larger community, great support forum, rich documentation
  16. Search Replacements for WordPress

    Most WordPress themes have a built in search feature, making it easy for visitors to find posts on the topics they are interested in. This is especially handy, because posts are shown in chronological order. Instead of making visitors sift through paginated archive after archive, they can type
  17. What is the Best WordPress Theme?

    Your choice of WordPress Theme determines many important aspects of your site. Choosing the right theme can be tricky for newcomers to WordPress, since most people will be attracted by eye-candy alone. A good theme is one that not only looks good, but is also lean and lightweight, easy to customize
  18. The Developer’s Guide to Feeds in WordPress

    . In this tutorial I'll show you the different kinds of feed formats provided by WordPress and how to access them, with a focus on customizing them programmatically. Feed Formats Supported by WordPress WordPress supports four popular feed formats: RDF, RSS 0.92, RSS 2.0 and Atom. RSS 2.0 is the most
  19. Custom Shortcodes for WordPress

    What Are Shortcodes? Shortcodes are a convenient method that WordPress implements which provides a way to generate dynamic and often complex functionality from very little input. While developers often create functionality to provide additional features for a website; they are executed
  20. Getting Started with Foundation and WordPress

    We've all heard of frameworks that combine the power of Twitter Bootstrap and WordPress. Many developers use these frameworks and boilerplates to speed up development with their custom WordPress themes. What a lot of people don't realize is that there are boilerplates and frameworks for ZURB
  21. What are WordPress MU-Plugins?

    WordPress core is full of features, however, sometimes it is not enough, and we need more. This can be achieved thanks to plugins, and sometimes themes can even add features. However, how can we decide whether a feature should be a plugin or a theme? The answer to this question can be tricky