Link Category: Tools
How to Build a Google Data Studio Dashboard
From an internet marketing firm called Data Driven Labs comes this outstanding introduction to Google Data Studio, a Google product I’d like to know a lot more about.
Immobilize Metaboxes in the Post Editor with the Metabox Glue Plugin
Metabox Glue is a very niche plugin: its page on the WordPress plugin repository says “30+ active installations,” and that sounds about right. When you need it, though, it fits the job exactly.
Sort Your Posts by Custom Fields with CodePress Admin Columns
One of the reasons I love WordPress is because there’s always something to learn. I’ve recently had two clients who, for different reasons, really need to sort their post content by custom field values within the posts themselves.
Announcing Newspack by WordPress.com — A New Publishing Solution for News Organizations
WordPress.com expands its news offering, with funding from Google.
AnswerThePublic: Visualize People’s Real Searches on Any Topic
This tool is incredible. It gives you beautiful, readable data visualizations of people’s real search queries for any phrase you type in, from “wordpress hooks” to “meaning of life.”
Oh Shit Git
There are lots of people who can help you understand Git. Some of them are quite exhaustive, like Dan Gitcodeschooldude (who I covered here). His free video tutorials are great. But they’re also unequivocally not a cheat sheet. They’re essentially in-depth tutorials that will give you incredibly deeper understanding but require sustained focus.
WordPress Theme and Plugin Shops are Pioneering the First Layout Blocks for Gutenberg
Great reporting and case studies from the Tavern.
Autocomplete for Relevanssi
I first wrote up Relevanssi back in 2015, when it saved my bacon on a client project. Last week it did the same thing again, and I remembered why I’d found it so cool in the first place.
Am I Happy At Work?
Obsessively tracking detail
Google’s strongest security for those who need it most
Secure your work, then copy the methods.