Two weeks ago we talked about the languages you need to know to make or modify WordPress themes. This week we’re focusing specifically on the most important of those languages for theme work, PHP. PHP is the language that the majority of WordPress is written in, it’s the part of WordPress that makes the server work in the right way.Read more →
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It’s the week of Thanksgiving here in the USA, and that got us thinking about gratitude, and the things we’re thankful for. One of them is WordPress. It’s easy to take the software for granted, and skip straight to wishing that your social sharing plugin had a way to turn the Twitter bird upside down—or that TinyMCE didn’t eat your HTML markup when you switched to “Visual”—but gratitude for what you do have is a really healthy thing.Read more →
I spoke at WordCamp Denver this weekend, about what someone needs to know to really succeed at making WordPress themes. The slides are online and browsable if you’d like look them over. If not, I’m splitting the core concepts of it into posts for this week and next, so if you follow along on WPShout you’ll learn almost everything I said.Read more →
One request for help we hear far too frequently in our work at Press Up is: “I pressed an update button, and now my site doesn’t look right.” The cause is usually that people have customized the look-and-feel of their public site without using a child theme.Read more →
Brian Krogsgard is a WordPress developer, blogger, and content curator from Birmingham, Alabama. He is the creator and editor of poststat.us, which offers reader-validated, curated WordPress news, and which has quickly gained prominence since its creation in January 2013.Read more →