Category: WordPress


  • Displaying threaded comments with VueJS

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    Displaying comments in a threaded manner is challenging with the WP REST API. But here’s a simple way to do it with VueJS.

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  • In defense of the way Gutenberg adds oEmbeds and Shortcodes

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    There’s much debate about the Gutenberg editor, especially around these custom blocks which will replace oEmbeds and shortcodes. But it’s not as bad as it might seem.

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    The new Gutenberg editor in WordPress
  • WordPress’ Gutenberg editor looks promising but needs work

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    WordPress’ eventual new post editor, Gutenberg, became available as a feature plugin two weeks ago. It certainly has it’s flaws but I think it has a lot of potential.

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    The new Gutenberg editor in WordPress
  • Slower WordPress cycle best for moving forward

    After WordPress 4.7 dropped in December, Matt Mullenweg announced that he would be taking over and core wouldn’t have a strict timeline for major releases. Now as 4.8 is about to drop, is this slower development cycle worth it?

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  • Loading more posts with a button click and WP REST API

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    One of the features I had an issue finding a tutorial over was loading more posts via a button click. So here’s a brief tutorial on how to do just that.

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  • Another year, another set of WordPress resolutions

    Ah yes, the new year. That time when everyone makes resolutions that they might keep for a couple of weeks. Like I did last year, here are a few WordPress resolutions I hope to keep throughout 2017.

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  • Displaying threaded comments with WordPress REST API

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    As I’ve worked with the WP REST API, I’ve seen a lot of really good tutorials over the basics, but not a lot that deal with slightly more complicated topics that are easily implemented in the typical WordPress template. This tutorial over threaded comments in the WP REST API hopefully starts to fill that void.

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  • Trying to wrap my head around WP REST API and JavaScript

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    I set out this week to learn more about the WP REST API and JavaScript. What I learned is that I still have a ton to learn in those departments.

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  • A new year and new WordPress resolutions for 2016

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    This past year was quite the success for me and developing in WordPress. I got my first theme, Nuovo, into the WordPress Theme Directory. That was followed a couple of months later by Giornalismo, and Fotographia has been submitted for review. I began developing WordPress Plugins, with a total of four in the directory now (although one is a functionality plugin for Giornalismo).

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