WordPress Development for Beginners: Building Plugins

Interested in creating your own plugin for WordPress from scratch? Coding your own plugin if you haven’t done it before may feel like you’re venturing into no man’s land, especially if you’re not super confident about your PHP skills. The challenge is knowing how to get started – and being open to making mistakes along Read more about WordPress Development for Beginners: Building Plugins[…]

11 Stunning WordPress Sites That Have Reimagined Navigation

Is there anything more important than navigation when building a website? Don’t answer that. I don’t want to start a debate. But what I think we all can agree on is the indisputable fact that navigation is vital to a site’s success. Typically, navigational menus are limited to a few key locations on a site: Read more about 11 Stunning WordPress Sites That Have Reimagined Navigation[…]

WordPress Development for Beginners: Widgets and Menus

Widgets and menus are generally your first port of call when making customizations to a WordPress site. Not only do they allow you place and display content anywhere on your site (that is widget-ready, of course, in the case of widgets) but they’re also noteworthy features for any potential users of your themes. While adding Read more about WordPress Development for Beginners: Widgets and Menus[…]

Building a Restaurant Website With WordPress: Learning by Example

Restaurants need great websites. There’s no getting around it. Yes, local advertising and word of mouth will get you a long way in the food business but potential customers expect a great browsing experience when they Google your restaurant’s name. And they expect specific features and information to be presented readily. For instance, the best Read more about Building a Restaurant Website With WordPress: Learning by Example[…]

WordPress Development for Beginners: Getting Started

Interested in learning PHP and building your own themes and plugins for WordPress? Or just being able to code your own killer customizations for your websites? Learning WordPress development might seem like a daunting thing to do but it all comes down to getting started. So we’ve put together this free series to help you Read more about WordPress Development for Beginners: Getting Started[…]

JavaScript for WordPress People: What You Need to Know

At December’s WordCamp US, WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg used his State of the Word talk to exhort us to “learn JavaScript, deeply.” But what does this mean and what do WordPress developers need to know about JavaScript? JavaScript is an established and continually growing front-end language that’s traditionally been used to create animations and effects Read more about JavaScript for WordPress People: What You Need to Know[…]

WordPress for Non-Profits: A Comprehensive Guide

Non-profits help to serve the common good. And though their emphasis is on public service, they still must be run like businesses in a lot of ways. So yes, that means a good website is a necessity. Whether you need to raise donations, spread awareness, or perform some other vital community outreach, a good website Read more about WordPress for Non-Profits: A Comprehensive Guide[…]

Tracking New Year’s Resolutions With a Custom WordPress App

It’s that time of year again! Time to commit to doing things you’ve always wanted to do, to taking up new habits for self-improvement and defining what you want to be in the New Year. New Year’s resolutions are an annual tradition for some, but they don’t always have to be promises to yourself that Read more about Tracking New Year’s Resolutions With a Custom WordPress App[…]

WordPress Fears: The Little Things That Scare Developers

Developing websites comes with its own unique brand of challenges. Even if you’re very good at what you do, you’re still going to face issues now and then, especially since it’s a client-driven industry. And when those issues arise, it’s likely to send a mini-wave of panic through your body. Though it’s likely you take Read more about WordPress Fears: The Little Things That Scare Developers[…]

25 Pro Tips for Improving Your CSS Workflow

Writing CSS can be messy, slow and take ages to debug when you’ve got a whole lot of design and layout changes going on in one stylesheet. So let’s get straight to it: I’ve compiled some of the most useful tricks and techniques below to help improve your efficiency when coding CSS. It may even Read more about 25 Pro Tips for Improving Your CSS Workflow[…]