In this article, Tonino completes his foray into building a WordPress theme from scratch, focusing on refining templates, adding meta information, post thumbnails, sidebars, user-friendly controls and more.
This second part on creating a WordPress theme from scratch shows how to create a very basic WordPress theme, add in Bootstrap styles and scripts, separate header and footer output into their respective partials, and leverage the crucial functions.php file.
Tonino introduces WordPress themes, showing how they work, how they’re structured, the PHP architecture behind them, and other relevant information, as the first step in learning how to build a WordPress theme from scratch.
Tonino Jankov introduces WP-CLI, a command-line interface for managing a WordPress site (as opposed to working through the default admin interface), covering its main commands and also introducing some of its third-party packages.
Tonino Jankov introduces the WordPress Settings API, and showing how to create a WordPress administration page to demonstrate the use of this API. In this article, he shows how to wrap this functionality into a plugin, though it can also be a part of a WordPress theme.
In this article we will go through setting up Mina for the deployment of a basic Django app – an unorthodox toolset for the Django world, which tends to use Docker or Fabric more. Given Mina’s simplicity and flexibility, we feel it is worth exploring its use in the deployment of Python web apps.
Tonino Jankov covers the background, performance benefits and current implementations of the HTTP/2 protocol.
Tonino Jankov shows how to use Pingdom, YSlow and GTmetrix to improve performance on an image gallery blog running on Nginx.
Tonino Jankov introduces techniques to improve Apache and Nginx web server performance, explaining the theory behind those techniques.
Alibaba Cloud is a provider that is gaining significant visibility as of late. One of the main products it offers is ECS (Elastic Compute Service) or, to put it into simpler terms, a flexible, cloud-based VPS.
Tonino Jankov introduces Cloudflare, a website performance and security service, explaining how it works and how to get started using it.
Tonino Jankov goes through some of the available resources for writing good, production ready smart contracts on the Ethereum Virtual Machine.
Tonino lists tools, tips and best practices for optimizing WordPress sites — from hosting options to asset management, caching and software considerations.
How to deploy a WordPress site on Alibaba Cloud's Simple Application Server, using WP-CLI and configured extras like SSL.
Tonino Jankov shows how Ethereum is more than just a cryptocurrency or smart contracts platform, revealing a whole ecosystem being built beside the Ethereum blockchain, and flagging some very interesting changes to the Internet as we know it in the coming years.
Tonino Jankov introduces IPFS and Swarm, two of the most prominent solutions for decentralized content publication and storage.
Tonino Jankov looks at Ethereum’s upcoming Serenity update, and both Casper and other improvements of the protocol that promise to improve its scalability and efficiency.