Author: Fred Meyer
Learn WordPress Development: The Basic Course
WordPress development is a hugely useful skill, but it’s also tricky to learn—especially if you learn things out-of-order and try to tackle advanced topics while remaining confused on the fundamentals.
Beaver Builder Theme Review: Who Should Use It, and Why
SiteGround Review: Why SiteGround Should Be Your First Choice for Shared Hosting in 2019
We’ve written this comprehensive SiteGround review after testing all major WordPress hosts and hosting with SiteGround for five years. We recommend making SiteGround’s GrowBig plan (starts at $5.95/mo before renewing higher) your first choice for shared WordPress hosting on any site with fewer than 30,000 visits a month. It’s reliable, performant, and technically cutting-edge, with very good and accessible tech support.
Become a Freelance WordPress Developer: How to Make a Career of It
This article explains what I’ve needed to know to work as a freelance WordPress developer.
Signs of the Blogging Apocalypse: Automattic Buys Tumblr
The weirdest piece of email I’ve gotten all month was courtesy of Brian Krogsgard and the Post Status newsletter: Automattic (owner of WordPress.com, Jetpack, Akismet, WooCommerce…) has just bought blogging giant Tumblr.
SiteGround vs. Bluehost: Which Shared Host to Choose in 2019
How to Create and Use WordPress User Metadata (User Meta)
In this article, we explore WordPress user metadata, usually called simply WordPress user meta.
Three Tips for Writing Airtight PHP Conditions
In PHP, conditions are the core of conditional statements such as if-statements, and of certain other control structures like while() loops.
How to Prevent Browser Caching of a CSS Stylesheet in WordPress
This video and text Quick Guide explains how to prevent browser caching of CSS files in WordPress. The CSS cache busting tricks here will work outside WordPress, too: you’ll just need your own method of adding query strings.