Web
Tonino Jankov, Oct 15

Announcing the Alibaba Cloud Competition Winners

Find out who the winners of the Alibaba Cloud competition are.
WordPress
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.
WordPress
Josh Pollock, Oct 12

Do You Need to Know React as a WordPress Developer?

Gutenberg is a JavaScript-driven interface. Specifically, it is built using Facebook’s open-source user interface library React. This post explains a little bit about creating your own custom blocks for use in the Gutenberg editor using JavaScript.
WordPress
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.
JavaScript
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.
WordPress
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.
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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.
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WordPress
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.
WordPress
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.
Web
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.
WordPress
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.
WordPress
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.
WordPress
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.
WordPress
Josh Pollock, Oct 08

Adding Custom Routes to the WordPress REST API

Josh Pollock explains how to add custom routes to the WordPress API, noting that the WordPress REST API is not one API, but millions of highly customizable APIs, which can also be leveraged as a tool for making APIs.
WordPress
Josh Pollock, Oct 05

Advanced OOP for WordPress: Customizing REST API Endpoints

Josh Pollock digs into advanced OOP for WordPress, showing how to use filters to modify the WordPress REST API using an object-oriented approach. He walks through how to create a WordPress plugin to modify the capabilities of WordPress REST API endpoints so they can be better optimized for search.
HTML & CSS
Tiffany Brown, Oct 05

CSS Debugging and Optimization: Minification with CSSO

In this series on troubleshooting and optimizing your CSS, Tiffany Brown looks at ensuring code efficiency with the CSS Optimizer (or CSSO), a minification tool that runs on Node.js and which makes sure our file sizes are as small as they can be.
HTML & CSS
Tiffany Brown, Oct 05

CSS Debugging and Optimization: Browser-based Developer Tools

In this series on troubleshooting and optimizing your CSS, Tiffany Brown delves into the browser-based developer tools for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge, covering the styles panel, cascade and inheritance problems, spotting invalid properties and values, and debugging responsive layouts.
JavaScript
Braden Kelley, Oct 04

Build a Simple API Service with Express and GraphQL

GraphQL has become an immensely popular alternative to REST APIs. The flexibility you get from using GraphQL makes it easier for developers to get any information they need for an app. That gives you the feel of a very customized API and can help cut down on bandwidth.
HTML & CSS
Tiffany Brown, Oct 04

CSS Debugging and Optimization: Code-quality Tools

In this series on troubleshooting and optimizing your CSS, Tiffany Brown introduces UnCSS and stylelint, two code-quality tools for analyzing the quality of your CSS.
WordPress
John Hughes, Oct 04

A Simple Guide to WordPress Starter Themes

WordPress starter themes can help to speed up your development workflow, by providing foundational code that will get you started. If you’re new to theme development, they can also be an excellent teaching tool. In this post, we’ll introduce five stellar examples for you to try out on your next WordPress project!
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Adrian Try, Oct 03

10 Steps for Optimizing WordPress Site Performance

Having a fast site is important for your visitors and search results. How do you achieve that? Adrian Try lists the steps that will make a difference.
Web
Jesse Krasnostein, Oct 03

How Blinkist Powers Millions of Users on MongoDB Atlas

Not unlike other startups, Blinkist grew its roots in a college dorm. Only, its creators didn’t know it at the time. It took years before the founders decided to build a business on their college study tricks.
HTML & CSS
Tiffany Brown, Oct 03

Creating Flexible Layouts with Flexbox

Tiffany Brown introduces Flexbox, explaining the basic principles behind flex layout, with examples of laying out a basic media object, flexible form components, vertical centering, and creating grid-like layouts, as well as explaining when to use Flexbox over CSS Grid.
Web
Gilad Maayan, Oct 02

AWS, Azure & Google Cloud Backup Solutions Compared

In this article, we're going to dig deep into various characteristics of the major cloud services for backup purposes. We'll primarily focus on the top three cloud platforms - Google, Azure and AWS.