Why Coding is Like Spelunking, And How Knowing That Can Help You
This article uses the analogy “Coding is like caving” to explain what coding is, what it isn’t, who it’s for, and how to succeed at it.
Six Ways to Start 2019 Off Right in WordPress
Happy New Year! 2019 is brand new, and it’s a time of promise and opportunity. Whether you do WordPress development for clients, manage one or more personal WordPress projects, or other, here are six ways you can make 2019 your best year in WordPress yet.
Why Learning WordPress Development is Hard
Over years of teaching WordPress development, we’ve realized something: learning WordPress development is really hard.
You Can Now Sign the WordPress Developer Honor Code
A couple of months back I wrote a really long (sorry!) and really impassioned article about:
The Small-Business WordPress Developer Code of Honor
WordPress is a wonderful technology, but most small business website owners are not having wonderful experiences with it.
I Built a Site with Squarespace, and I Liked It
In my work as a WordPress developer, Squarespace feels a bit like a gathering storm: something I’m dimly aware of, that may become a serious problem eventually—but hopefully not for a while.
Quora on How to Crack an Egg
Today’s link post is doing double duty as a bit of culinary advice (you know: because it’s a site for WordPress development tutorials), and a reflection on the magic of the internet. Hopefully you’ll come away feeling both happy about working on the internet and better able to perform one of the building blocks of basic cooking.
The Year of No More Bad WordPress Projects
In this article, I cover a number of patterns that crop up in my own WordPress client work, and in what I hear from others, both clients and other developers, about the shape and outcomes of their WordPress projects.