I just submitted my proposal to speak at WordCamp San Francisco this year: Unit testing can be difficult, slow, and it often seems that the benefits are not worth the effort. I want to show you otherwise. With the support of TechCrunch leadership, the TechCrunch dev team and I were able to make tests an important part of our process.
WPSeek is a search engine for WordPress functions, filters, actions, and constants. The site, created by Oliver Schlöbe, has been serving developers and theme authors for more than five years. A couple months ago, Schlöbe released a free WPSeek Android app, making the function reference and search engine easy to browse on Android devices.
The list of all changes made to the Genesis Framework 2.1.0 since version 2.0.2.
In this two hour webinar, “The Professor” Benjamin Bradley covers everything from how much freelancers should charge, to surviving the slow months as well as exactly how to put a retainer package together using iThemes products. Watch the Replay How Much to Charge Know your Burn Rate.
“Can I use” provides up-to-date browser support tables for support of front-end web technologies on desktop and mobile web browsers.
The following is a guest post by Ty Strong. Ty noticed a curious lack of information on the element here on CSS-Tricks and I agreed. Can’t let that happen! Take it away Ty. The element in HTML represents a machine-readable date, time, or duration.
It’s been nearly 6 months since we last updated Genesis, and we’d like to say that is a reflection of how stable the Genesis Framework is. Today, we’re very happy to announce that Genesis 2.1 is now available for you. Genesis 2.1 is part sensible additions, and part housekeeping.
When working on a project, have you ever felt that you and the rest of the team were making a lot of decisions based on assumptions? Having to make choices with limited information is not unusual – especially in complex projects or with brand new products.
Recently on Twitter, I got in an argument with a couple of well-established anti-comment types. Their argument was that comments on blog posts and the like didn’t matter – they support disabling/disallowing comments on an individual site or article. My argument is that comments are just as valuable as the original article, post, thought, rant that inspired them.
I am migrating a (non-English-language) blog using the Koi theme on WordPress.com to a self-hosted environment, but see that certain strings are no longer being translated. For example, if my
Pocket is a handy service for saving articles to read later. It has mobile apps for every platform and its own reader that makes any content easy to read on the go. Once in awhile you read an article that really inspires you. Pocket’s tagging feature makes it possible to share those articles on your own blog.
Support descriptions for individual customizer controls.
A few months ago, in our ” Fifty” writing challenge, Vincent Mars of Boy With a Hat asked us to tell a story in fifty words. I bookmarked a number of responses that intrigued me: tiny tales that said a lot with so little, that resonated long after I closed their tabs in my browser.
WordPress on NGINX + HHVM with Heroku Buildpacks It’s been a year since I last made any major changes to my WordPress on Heroku build and in tech years that’s a lifetime. Since then Heroku has released a new PHP buildpack with nginx and HHVM built in.
Last updated on by Editorial Staff Have you ever encountered the frustrating problem where WordPress keeps logging you out? Recently one of our users encountered this issue. She followed all the normal troubleshooting tips like deactivating plugins, emptying cache, clearing browser cookies, and even restoring WordPress from backups.
We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one- desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd.
What does a rough draft of a blog post have in common with all the other blog posts by all the other content creators in your niche? Too much. I’m sure you’re aware that there are countless other writers musing about the same ideas you are, and in similar ways.
You have to choose one flavor that your sense of taste will no longer be able to distinguish. Sweet, sour, bitter, salty, umami, spicy (not a taste per se, but we’re generous): which one do you choose to lose?
I got a mail from a WordPress developer, and he asked me a simple question: What is the primary use case, for WooCommerce store owners, for your extension?
A cliff site in northern Manitoba that was once a thriving Inuit hunting camp is set to be unconvered by researchers this month. Today, there are remnants of 22 large tent rings, as well as food caches, burial grounds and kayak rests – all estimated to be about 1,000 years old.
A United Airlines plane heading to Los Angeles from Chicago was diverted to Wichita, Kan. after an emergency slide inflated in the aircraft during the flight. United Airlines flight 1463 landed at Mid-Continent Airport just after 10:30 p.m. local time on Sunday.
Spending time on Facebook could earn you time behind bars. Just ask Mark Zuckerberg – the site’s founder and CEO has seen many a lawsuit thanks to his global platform. There was that time the Winklevoss twins sued him for the site’s ownership, and the class action lawsuit that claimed Facebook read user messages.
I thought it’d be fun to try something new here. As you’ve probably noticed, I’ve been doing fewer link posts. That is the result of a good bit of thinking, strategic and otherwise. I’ll dive more into that later.
The United States government intends to offer European citizens the same privacy rights extended to US citizens. Exactly how it will do that is yet to be determined, but US attorney general Eric Holder this week told European leaders of the Obama administration’s intention to create legislation offering EU citizens “the same right to seek judicial redress for intentional or willful disclosures of protected information and for refusal to grant access or to rectify any errors in that information.”
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Add index key support for wp_list_pluck(), à la array_column().
A place where APIs are kept.
This page is intended for webmasters who are looking for information about whether or not to use www in their canonical web site URLs. First, a bit of terminology. The domain name without www is sometimes referred to as a naked domain, and I’ll refer to it as such here.
As most people know, there are activists in Texas who are making a point of going to public places with visible firearms. They have gotten a lot of attention because some chains restaurants and stores have prohibited them from openly carrying their weapons, mostly because it frightens other patrons.
Scientists at Facebook have published a paper showing that they manipulated the content seen by more than 600,000 users in an attempt to determine whether this would affect their emotional state. The paper, “Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks,” was published in The Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences.
We all have strange relationships with punctuation — do you overuse exclamation marks? Do you avoid semicolons like the plague? What type of punctuation could you never live without? Tell us all about your punctuation quirks!
I heard a story one time (a quite old story) about a man and a woman playing a little game of something like truth-or-dare at a dinner party. The man, allegedly and, in all likelihood, inappropriately identified as Winston Churchill, poses the following hypothetical to the woman, “Madam, would you sleep with me for 5 million pounds?”
At WordCamp Lancaster 2014, I set out to challenge myself with a crazy idea. Overall, I think it went pretty well. At least the tweets seemed to be positive @aaronjorbin Well you certainly have oration down. Well done! – Casey Driscoll (@caseydriscoll) March 1, 2014 Mini-talks from @aaronjorbin are really useful and informative.
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In large measure the high casualty rate of knowledge-based industry is the fault of the knowledge-based, and especially the high-tech, entrepreneurs themselves. They tend to be contemptuous of anything that is not “advanced knowledge”, and particularly of anyone who is not a specialist in their own area.
This week was a huge one for technology at the Supreme Court. The Court issued three opinions – Riley v. California, United States v. Wurie, and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo – that taken together served as an endorsement of cell phone privacy and a condemnation of the online retransmission of TV shows to paid subscribers.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Canada’s Supreme Court ruled Friday that Wal-Mart must compensate former workers at a Quebec store that was closed after they voted to become the first Wal-Mart store in North America to unionize. The high court ruled in 2009 that Wal-Mart was entitled to close the store in Jonquiere in 2005, seven months after workers voted to unionize.
Each year WordCamp Montreal strives to offer a wide variety of talks and discussions about and around WordPress. Our speakers are passionate, expert volunteers who want to teach you about WordPress and publishing on the web. View talk descriptions ” View speaker bios ” Tetative Hourly Schedule This schedule is tentative and subject to revision.
Chaque année, WordCamp Montréal s’efforce d’offrir un large éventail de conférences et de discussions sur WordPress. Nous recherchons des personnes qui sont passionnées par WordPress pour divertir nos visiteurs et leur apprendre de nouvelles choses. Voir la liste de conférenciers confirmés.
There’s a new piece of legislation in Canada – known as CASL – that has some content marketers rattled. It goes into effect on Tuesday, July 1, and it’s a wide-reaching attempt to regulate electronic communication (email, but also texts and social media conversations) that’s commercial in nature.
Two days ago, Google revealed its next generation “Material” design language – a departure from past guidelines and a clear reaction to design trends made popular by Apple and Microsoft. To fully digest the impact Material will have on the future of digital design, VentureBeat asked several designers to share their first impressions.
Where do you produce your best writing — at your desk, on your phone, at a noisy café? Tell us how the environment affects your creativity.
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Marcus Couch and I were joined by Peter Bui of PB WebDev. Bui who lives in Sydney Australia produces the JoomlaBeat podcast. JoomlaBeat is a weekly podcast produced as a resource for the Joomla community. This episode is a civilized and informational conversation that discusses the similarities and distinct differences between the WordPress and Joomla projects.
What started off as a simple request to bring back the # WPvideogames meme on Twitter has turned into the craziest bunch of # WPmovie titles I’ve ever seen. The meme was started by DerpPress. DerpPress turns ordinary WordPress news and events into comedy gold.
Ask anyone who progressed through middle and high school during the ’80s and ’90s how they kept heaps of schoolwork organized, and “Trapper Keeper’ is the answer you’ll hear. But Trapper Keepers were about way more than keeping stuff together; the colorful three-ring binders were an essential school supply.