Tag: WordPress Development
Why Learning WordPress Development is Hard
Over years of teaching WordPress development, we’ve realized something: learning WordPress development is really hard.
How to Use wp_enqueue_style to Load CSS Stylesheets
Stylesheets are at the heart of making HTML pages look good, in WordPress and the web. And the way that we make CSS stylesheets load into the page in WordPress is using the wp_enqueue_style function. It’s not too complicated, but there a few common places that people new to using it will get tripped up. This Quick Guide will cover those, and then get you running in a step-by-step guide.
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.
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.
From Torque: “Are WordPress Developers Really Cheaper to Hire?”
Short answer: Yes!
How We Make Money Selling Premium WooCommerce Plugins
A lot of people have written about how competitive WordPress has become and how difficult it is to make money with WordPress from products such as themes and plugins. Others believe there’s still plenty to be thankful for in WordPress.
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.
Post Status on Market Segmentation in WordPress
In this edition of their podcast, Brian Krogsgard and Brian Richards have a lot to say about how the WordPress market segments out. Starting around 12 minutes in, they download pure knowledge about the state of the market and the actors in it.
From Post Status: “The Future of the WordPress Economy, and Why I’m Not Worried”
We recently linked to an article by Chris Lema on the evolution of the WordPress economy that I still think about pretty often. Here’s another quick piece on the topic, this time at the always essential Post Status.