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.
Unfrustrate Your Image Formatting with the WordPress Text Editor
We’ll be looking at some useful ways to display images on the page that you simply can’t get with the Visual editor alone.
Understanding “Server-Side” and “Client-Side” in WordPress
If you’re looking to understand the inner workings of WordPress, one of the most important things you’ll need to understand is the distinction between server-side and client-side languages, environments, and processes.
Learning to Love the WordPress Text Editor
Classic Do-It-Yourself WordPress Mistakes To Avoid
As a very powerful, well-documented, and relatively user-friendly CMS, WordPress attracts a lot of do-it-yourself energy.