Why the WordPress Front-End Editor is Going to be Amazing
I started this article in a reflective mood, looking back on 2014 and considering the state of WordPress. As I write the article itself, though, I’m pretty excited, and the way I’m writing it is a big part of that:
Is WordCamp Organizing Right For You? An Interview with David Bisset of WordCamp Miami
How Long Does Building a WordPress Site Take?
The best piece of WordPress writing last week was from Brian at Post Status: How much should a custom WordPress website cost?
On Trying, and Failing, to Contribute to WordPress 4.0
The WordPress 4.0 beta is out, and the changes look amazing. In particular, the media library “grid view” is an improvement I never knew I desperately needed.
The WordPress Voice and Tone Survey: Results
This survey continues a post from around a month ago discussing the tone and voice of WordPress’s written content, and recommending a community-approved writing style guide.
The WordPress Voice and Tone Survey
This survey asks what the community as a whole thinks about the nature and aims of WordPress’s written content.
Why WordPress Core Needs a Writing Style Guide
Update: We’ve published the results of our survey on the tone of WordPress Core. Please have a look!
Five WordPress Features We’re Thankful For
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. We thought we’d take a moment to remember what makes WordPress such an amazing tool in the first place.
Always Use a Child Theme!
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.
6 steps to a better WordPress user experience
I’m a big fan of things just working, and especially so when it comes to blogs and blogging platforms. One of the lovely things about WordPress is that you can set it up how you want it and get rid of all the stuff you don’t need, so that it empowers your blogging rather than just gets in the way.