Above and Beyond: Avoiding PHP Timeout and Memory Limit Errors with Ajax
Unlike some other programming languages, PHP shuts down completely the moment it stops processing a specific request.
Using Cookies in WordPress, Part II: Cache-Busting with Ajax
Caching makes everything harder. If you’re writing good code and then you—and your clients, coworkers, etc.—are seeing absolutely no result, the issue is typically caching. In fact, a lovingly cited quote by Phil Karlton holds that “There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things.”
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:
A Crash Course in AJAX for WordPress
Fred and I were just talking the other day about how initially-confusing the way you do Ajax requests in WordPress was to us. Both of us, completely independently, encountered a plugin we were trying to understand, knew was using Ajax, and couldn’t for the life of us tell how. It’s just not obvious when you’re new to all the concepts involved.