Creating a WordPress Block Theme — Creating Theme Style VariationsRead This Post: Creating a WordPress Block Theme — Creating Theme Style Variations
We’re almost done with creating our full site editing theme. But before we get it ready to submit to the WordPress theme directory, we first need to add one more thing: style variations. Style variations allow theme developers to quickly create variations of their themes with different colors, fonts and other elements. We used to…
My experience creating a full site editing theme for the WordPress theme directoryRead This Post: My experience creating a full site editing theme for the WordPress theme directory
In June 2022, I released my first WordPress block theme to the theme directory for people to use. It was an attempt to really understand what it’s like to create a theme in a full site editing world. Here’s what I learned about that.
Developing with WP RigRead This Post: Developing with WP Rig
If you’re looking for a great starter theme to build your next WordPress theme on, you might want to check out WP Rig. It’s got everything a developer could want.
How Gutenberg is from a developer’s perspectiveRead This Post: How Gutenberg is from a developer’s perspective
We’re still in this sort of waiting period for Gutenberg, the new WordPress editor. If you’re a WordPress developer, however, you need to be learning how to develop with it now.
Adding filter and action hooks to your WordPress pluginRead This Post: Adding filter and action hooks to your WordPress plugin
WordPress is known for its customizations, but sometimes as plugin or theme developer, it can be tricky to figure out how to let your users add in customizations. That’s where filters and hooks come into play.
How to add a WordPress admin page to add data to a custom tableRead This Post: How to add a WordPress admin page to add data to a custom table
So you have a custom table, but how do you get data in there the WordPress way? This tutorial shows you how to create an admin page and insert data into that table.
How to create a custom table in WordPress and whyRead This Post: How to create a custom table in WordPress and why
WordPress comes with a number of basic tables created in your site’s database. But sometimes those tables aren’t quite enough. And sometimes a custom table is needed.
Why you should create a theme for the WordPress theme directoryRead This Post: Why you should create a theme for the WordPress theme directory
If you have a goal of getting better at web development, there’s no better way to accomplish that by creating a WordPress theme for the directory.
Why you should be commenting your code, even if you’re the only contributorRead This Post: Why you should be commenting your code, even if you’re the only contributor
Comments in code can be a lifesaver. But if you’re working on a solo project, you might feel the pull to not comment your code. You would be wrong.
What I learned from helping to organize WordCamp DFWRead This Post: What I learned from helping to organize WordCamp DFW
I spent the past several months as the PR and Social Media organizer for WordCamp DFW. Needless to say, I learned a lot being on such an amazing team putting on an incredible event.