Tag: Up and Running
How to Create WordPress Shortcodes, and Why I Love Them
Before we look at how to register WordPress custom shortcodes, let’s be clear: If there’s one thing Gutenberg is about to kill, it’s the use of WordPress shortcodes in content creation.
WordPress Template Tags: How They Show Post Content & More
Especially when you’re new to WordPress and theme-making, making sense of WordPress template tags is super important and super valuable. It’s actually one of the things I remember spending lots of time not-quite getting. So today we’re presenting the Up and Running chapter for your enjoyment. I think it’s super relevant, and if you can’t explain in a sentence what get_the_permalink does in a WordPress template, you simply owe it to yourself to read it.
How to Compare the Features of WordPress Security Plugins (and Services)
As a part of WordPress Security with Confidence, I built a feature that I felt a lot of people were hungry for. It’s a comparison table of WordPress security plugins. It starts to take people along the journey from “security is a serious topic that I have no idea how to handle” and toward “security is a set of problems I can solve in a variety of ways.” That transition is my motivation for the course, and it’s also the motivation for something I just made free: WPSecurityCompared.com. Which, well, makes it easy to compare WordPress security plugins.
A Complete Guide to PHP Data Types: Numbers, Booleans, Strings, & More
The Many Uses of PHP Output Buffering in WordPress
An incredible deal for Up and Running’s Third Edition
Up and Running Third Edition launches next week: still the best way to learn WordPress development
Our critically acclaimed “learn WordPress development” course Up and Running has been updated for 2018, and this update is launching next week alongside a lot of really excellent launch bonuses.
Course: Learn WordPress Development
WPShout has helped thousands of people learn WordPress development since 2009. We’ve published hundreds of tutorials, created a premium WordPress development course, and love teaching what we learn in our day jobs as WordPress developers to would-be WordPress developers like you, who are just getting started, need a bit of extra guidance, or need a refresher.
Become a Freelance WordPress Developer: How to Make a Career of It
This article outlines the key topics I’ve needed clarity on to work as a freelance WordPress developer.