Tag: WordPress Development
An Introduction to the WordPress PHP Coding Standards
Coding makes you follow rules – every language has its own syntax to which you have to adhere if you want your code to compile or run. But there is another set of rules, that while isn’t essential for the actual running the code, helps in peripheral parts of coding. These rules are called Coding Standards.
How to Create an Excerpt From a Post Without an Excerpt and Limit It by Character Count
WordPress posts have two types of texts associated with them: the post’s content, and its excerpt. The content is the main part of the post, and the excerpt is either filled out in its own field or generated by WordPress by extracting the first part of the content.
The Essential WordPress Tutorial for PHP Developers
In this WordPress tutorial for PHP developers, we’ll look at how to start developing WordPress websites if you’re new to WordPress but already understand PHP.
How to Create a WordPress Theme from Scratch
When it’s time to choose a WordPress theme for your website, you have tons of options. Perhaps the most powerful is to forego the readymade themes on the market and build your own. Building your own theme puts you in complete control when it comes to looks and functionality. It can take your project up to that next level. That’s why today, we’re going to show you how to create a WordPress theme from scratch.
How to Display Posts on a Category Page, Divided Into Their Respective Subcategories
Say you have a category page on which you’re asked to display all the posts that belong to that category’s subcategories. So far no sweat – a category page displays by default all its descendant posts, whether they belong directly to that category or any of its subcategories. But here’s the twist: say you have to display them in such a way that the subcategory names are displayed (challenge no. 1), and under each subcategory’s name you have to display all its posts (challenge no. 2).
What is WordPress Multisite?
WordPress is so much more than meets the eye. Behind its user-friendly UI and massive ecosystem of plugins and themes lie some incredibly powerful features. Features that, while thoroughly documented, aren’t necessarily common knowledge. Among the biggest of these hidden gems is WordPress multisite.
It’s Never Been Easier to Build a WordPress Site: On The Future of WordPress Freelancing
WPShout has covered the future of creating websites for a number of years: page builders are better than ever, and Squarespace makes it easy for non-tech-oriented users to design impressive professional websites. Now, with Gutenberg, there’s the ability to create reusable blocks with all sorts of content and visual editors that appeal to every type of designer. That’s great news for business owners who need a website, but it’s mixed news for freelance WordPress developers.
How to Use WordPress to Build a Small Business Website
Running a small business is a challenge. It seems like the smaller you are, the more hats you have to wear. But the right tools can help to lighten the load.
WordPress’s Astra Theme: Our Honest Review
You can find our in-depth Astra theme review below, but if you’re looking for a TL;DR version, here it is:
Recording: Our Third Live Q&A Webinar for Up and Running Buyers
Here’s last week’s live Q&A webinar for buyers of our premium WordPress development course Up and Running. It’s a wide-ranging session on the practicalities of WordPress development.