Braden Kelley, Oct 19
Build a Simple Web App with Express, React and GraphQL
Today I’ll show you how to use Express to create a GraphQL server, as well as how to create a single-page app in React that uses Apollo’s client to query the server.
Anthony Burchell, Oct 19
Preparing Your Content for the Extended Reality (XR) Future
Anthony Burchell shows how WordPress users can prepare their site content for the extended reality future. The ways we consume content are ever-changing, but with a platform like WordPress, we’re able to adapt and create many new and engaging digital experiences.
Maxime Beugnet, Oct 18
How to Enrich Data with MongoDB Stitch
We show you how to build a function will call the OMDB API with a movie title, fetch data about the movie, and enrich our MongoDB document with it.
Simon Codrington, Oct 18
Using Font Awesome with WordPress
Using Font Awesome with WordPress is exceptionally easy. They're an easy way to add fully responsive, customizable icons, without using images or sprites.
Janna Hilferty, Oct 18
Improving Native WordPress Search
Janna Hilferty looks into why WordPress search often doesn’t perform well, explaining why the default WordPress search doesn’t scale and some ways to make it better, covering Algolia, Elasticsearch, Relevanssi, SearchWP and Amazon CloudSearch.
Tonino Jankov, Oct 17
How to Deploy to Alibaba Cloud ECS with Mina
Mina is a deployment and server automation tool, with advanced features and powerful extensibility. Learn how Mina can make your deployment process better.
Eleanor Scott, Oct 17
How Culture Can Influence the Success of Your Business
Eleanor Scott talks to FibreHR and Roster Right founder Lisa Spiden about positive work cultures and how to harness them for your business.
John Hughes, Oct 17
How to Translate WordPress Websites Using the Weglot Plugin
Translating your site into multiple languages might seem like an impossible goal, but thanks to the Weglot Translate plugin, you can quickly create a site that reaps all the benefits of catering to non-native speakers, but without the time-consumption and hassle.
Craig Buckler, Oct 16
Develop WordPress Themes Faster with Gulp
WordPress theme developers need little more than a text editor and graphics package. But modern tools like Gulp can revolutionize your development workflow.
Shaumik Daityari, Oct 16
Create a Dynamic Widget in WordPress in Ten Minutes
Shaumik Daityari walks through the simple steps of creating your own WordPress Widget via a plugin, even if you don't have a lot of experience with WordPress or writing code.
Shaumik Daityari, Oct 15
3 Ways to Back Up and Restore Databases in WordPress
Shaumik Daityari looks at the basic functionality of the WordPress database and the importance of backing up your database, exploring three ways of doing this — via a plugin that helps you in backup, via PhpMyAdmin, and through the command line.
Tonino Jankov, Oct 15
Announcing the Alibaba Cloud Competition Winners
Find out who the winners of the Alibaba Cloud competition are.
Shaumik Daityari, Oct 15
A Guide to Caching in WordPress
If your WordPress site isn't performing well, one of the improvements to consider is to implement caching. In this post, Shaumik Daityari takes you beyond the layman's understanding of caching, explaining how to implement it in a website to improve WordPress site performance.
Josh Pollock, Oct 12
Do You Need to Know React as a WordPress Developer?
Tom Rankin, Oct 12
A First-time Developer’s Guide for Contributing to WordPress
Tom Rankin looks at how you can get developer experience and give back to the community by contributing to the WordPress platform, looking at three ways to get involved: through the official Codex page, the Core Contributor Handbook, and the Make WordPress site.
Braden Kelley, Oct 11
Secure a Node API with OAuth 2.0 Client Credentials
I’ll show you how you can use OAuth 2.0 outside the context of a user, in what is also known as the Client Credentials Flow.
Tom Rankin, Oct 11
Modern WordPress Plugins with the Gutenberg Migration Guide
The new Gutenberg editor is slowly becoming a powerful method for creating WordPress layouts, which is great news for both end users and developers. The Gutenberg Migration Guide is an excellent resource for those needing to adapt their projects quickly.
Aaron Gray, Oct 11
The Beginner's Guide to WordPress SEO
Aaron Gray gives beginners a basic overview of WordPress SEO to help your website get found online with ease.
Simon Codrington, Oct 10
An Introduction to WordPress Plugin Development
Simon Codrington covers the basics of what you need to know about building your own WordPress plugins and best practices for WordPress plugin development.
Craig Buckler, Oct 10
The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Setting Up & Running a WordPress Site
Craig Buckler shows you how to get a WordPress site up and running for the first time.
Dev Bhatt, Oct 10
Should You Invest in Progressive Web Apps for Your Startup?
Here are 6 advantages of Progressive Web Apps for your startup.
Nick Schäferhoff, Oct 09
Lazy Loading for WordPress: How to Add It to Your Website
Lazy load is another tool in your toolbox to improve page loading speed. The technique decreases page weight and HTTP requests, allowing visitors to see their desired page more quickly. Nick Schäferhoff explains how lazy loading works, lists tools you can use to set it up, and explains what you can use it for.
Nick Schäferhoff, Oct 09
How to Easily Back Up WordPress Remotely: A Step-by-step Guide
Nick Schäferhoff goes over how to back up WordPress remotely with the help of UpdraftPlus. The plugin is a great free option to set up basic remote backup for your WordPress site. It also has many premium options that make the experience even better.
Janna Hilferty, Oct 08
Getting Ahead of Gutenberg
One of the biggest changes to WordPress ever is coming soon. Are you ready? How can you prepare? Why is WordPress making this change anyway? These questions and many more have been flying around the WordPress space for nearly a year since the new Gutenberg editor was announced by Matt Mullenweg.