Tag: Working in WordPress
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 WordPress’s Iris Colorpicker on the Front End
I learned a few things today: first, that WordPress has a built-in colorpicker called Iris, and second, that you can use it on the front end of your website if you need custom colorpicker functionality.
How to Search Through a WordPress Plugin’s Files with Sublime Text
One of the hardest things about debugging or extending WordPress plugins is often simply finding where a piece of code lives. A plugin may have many thousands of lines of code across dozens of PHP files, organized however the plugin developers thought made sense to them.
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.
Stop the Presses: Gutenberg is What WordPress Needs, but It Doesn’t Go Nearly Far Enough
“Everyone’s a critic,” as the saying goes, and nowhere more so than around Gutenberg, the upcoming content editor overhaul slated for WordPress 5.0. Gutenberg has been the subject of soaring vision statements, angst-filled comments sections, and dozens (hundreds?) of cautiously-optimistic-to-mixed-to-confused-to-skeptical-to-concerned reviews.
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How Long Does it Take to Build a Website on WordPress?
This piece attempts to give clarity on a tricky and open-ended question: “How long does it take to build a website in WordPress?” It’s been updated on May 30, 2017, to discuss the time cost of training and supporting site owners.
Simple Time Tracking with Toggl
David and I searched for quite a while for a good time tracking solution. In fact, at one point we were paying a fair amount every month for a project management/proposal-generating/time-tracking solution that we just used as a glorified time tracker.
“What is WordPress?”: What to Tell Your Clients
Your clients need a plain-language explanation of what WordPress is, and why to use it over other website solutions.
Changing WordPress Permalink Settings: Inconsistencies and Gotchas
Today’s article starts with a sad WordPress story, then explains why the sad story happened and what you can do to avoid it.