Category: Front-End Development
Is WordPress a Good Website Builder?
WordPress isn’t as beginner-friendly as some alternatives, but it offers vastly more potential for customization. Is, and when is, WordPress a good website builder?
25 Free Time-Saving Online Tools for WordPress Developers
As Fred wrote in an earlier post, learning WordPress development is hard. It’s not just a case of being able to write code. There’s a heap of associated skills: analysis, design, SEO, copywriting, user experience, maintenance and more.
How to Add CSS Classes to a Gutenberg Block
In this text and video Quick Guide, we’ll show you how to add additional CSS classes to a Gutenberg block—that is, a block in the new WordPress editor.
Understanding “Server-Side” and “Client-Side” in WordPress
This article explains “server-side vs. client side” in WordPress development. This distinction, and how the server side and client side interact, is at the core of not only WordPress development, but of any real understanding of how the web works.
Using WordPress Custom Fields to Enhance a Plugin
The WordPress plugin ecosystem is amazing. It offers us an almost endless variety of functionalities that we can add to our websites with minimal effort.
How to See Which WordPress Template File is In Use with Show Current Template
In this text and video Quick Guide, we teach you how to show the WordPress template file being used on a given webpage on your site, using the Show Current Template or Which Template plugins.
How to Create Hero Images with Beaver Builder
This is a guide to creating a hero image on a WordPress site using the Beaver Builder plugin.
Delving Further Into WordPress Website Accessibility
So you’ve read Eric Karkovack’s post on WordPress accessibility, and now you want to make future sites you work on accessible. Great!
How to Fine-Tune Your Existing WordPress Website for Accessibility
Building websites that are accessible to all users has become a major focus of our industry. Not only do we need to ensure that our creations look great on different browsers and devices, but they also need to work well with assistive technologies like screen readers.