When to Use WordPress: The Flowchart
WordPress is fantastic for some things, overkill for others, and poorly suited for still others.
Changing WordPress Excerpt Length: Learning Through Spelunking
One of the more common tasks for a novice designer or developer working on WordPress to do is to change the length of the_excerpt(). It’s so common, in fact, that if that was all this article was aiming to do I’d feel silly.
The WordPress Wishlist: What Do You Think WordPress Needs?
A WordPress LAMP?! An Introduction to WordPress Infrastructure
If you’ve been around web servers for very long, you’ve probably heard someone refer to the “LAMP stack.” And whether or not that’s true, you probably have some interest in how WordPress actually presents pages to the Internet. So our goal is to get a basic understanding of the infrastructure that underlies your WordPress site. In doing so I hope you get a basis through which to understand all the ways you may use WordPress for development, making local changes, and maybe even hosting it yourself.