The Finer Points of “Posts” and “Pages” in a WordPress Context

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One of the most complicated things for a relative-beginner in WordPress use and development is that WordPress has some specific and overlapping vocabulary. Some things mean multiple different and kind-of-conflicting things. The two most common offenders of this for WordPress folks are “posts” and “pages.” In this article we’ll break down the possible ways that people may use either of those words in terms of a WordPress site, and what they mean.


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Polishing the WordPress Customizer Experience

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The same day that my last post about the WordPress customizer went live, the WordPress.org Theme team made headlines with their decision that all future themes submitted will have to use the customizer for theme settings. Old themes can continue to use their custom settings pages, but if you want to offer users control of custom features in a theme not currently in the repository, you’ll need to use the customizer. I joked about it on Twitter: