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.
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.
HTML Can Do That!?
This is a fun and short little post over at Dev.to from Ananya Neogi. It’s essentially a short-list of lesser known features for which you can just add some HTML markup and have cool features.
Learning PHP for WordPress Development: How to Include PHP in HTML
Welcome to this article on how to use PHP in HTML! Here, we try to get specific about exactly how PHP and HTML interact, at the level of a specific .php file. In other words, how do you actually include PHP in HTML, and what rules can and can’t you follow in weaving PHP and HTML together?
The Four Languages You Must Know to Understand WordPress
How to Customize File Upload Inputs
This code demo saved my bacon on a client project that needed a very specifically styled file upload input box.
Easy Markdown to HTML Conversion with Dillinger
For writing online content, Markdown is a favorite of Redditors and nerds everywhere for writing richly marked-up text without the wordiness of typing HTML tags by hand.
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:
Creating Dynamic, User-Editable WordPress Widgets
Here we’ll cover creating a dynamic widget: one that accepts, formats, and displays user input.