How to Customize Your WordPress Post Excerpts
The WordPress excerpts system works properly, but it uses lots of functions and it’s hard to know which one does what.
How to Sort Posts by their Taxonomy Terms
setup_postdata(): The Template Tags You Need, the Custom WP_Post Arrays You Crave
setup_postdata() lets you treat any bundle of posts the way you would normally treat the results of a WP_Query.
Lazy Loading for Faster WordPress: Slow and Lazy Wins the Race
David wrote a really good article on WordPress site speed a few weeks ago. He also, casually, made WPShout a lot faster—up to an 89% desktop score on PageSpeed Insights, which is about as high as I’ve ever seen a WordPress site score.
The Hybrid Plugin/SaaS Business Model
Editor’s note: Today we’re delighted to invite back one of WPShout’s dearest friends: Josh Pollock!
How to Migrate a WordPress Site with WP-CLI and rsync
There are lots of ways to migrate a WordPress site. Lots of plugins can do it. You can do it over simple (S)FTP. But the quickest way I know of is via rsync and WP-CLI. But that does come with an important proviso: you need to have access to a shell (via a simple local terminal or SSH) to both ends of the migration. And that’s often harder to do than the plugin or SFTP route. But if you’ve got that, this way is a great deal faster.
Course: Working with the Command Line and WP-CLI
When we think about “using a computer,” we usually think in terms of graphical user interfaces, or GUIs: interfaces (like Microsoft Word, the Mac OS, or the WordPress admin interface) that are specially and attractively designed, that have programs and windows and tabs that visibly open and close, and that let you click things and drag things and drop things and hover things.
Preventing Form Resubmission Warnings in WordPress with the Post/Redirect/Get Pattern
Today’s article is on an advanced topic in WordPress development, and is by a distinguished guest and a truly outstanding WordPress developer and educator: Carl Alexander.
A Simple Route to Writing a React.js App in a WordPress Plugin
We’ll start this article with a demo: