This article is all about Gridable — the missing grid content editor which we hope that will stand as the next WordPress inline grid editor. In the last couple of months we (Pixelgrade crew and I) invested a lot of time and energy to make it happen, so hopefully, you will give it a try and … Continue reading Introducing Gridable — The Missing Grid Content Editor
This article is about my thoughts on different scenarios regarding the moment when a WordPress theme adds plugins suggestions in a clear and useful way. I think the whole WordPress community raises a strong need for a visible and clear relationship between plugins and themes. I came across situations when a theme adds a style for a certain plugin, but … Continue reading Add theme suggestions for plugins for real
Please let me set your expectations from scratch. I really want to highlight the fact that I’m NOT an Automated Testing Guru, neither a testing-driven developer. I wrote a few tests in my “coding” life, and half of them I’ve already deleted because I’m way too embarrassed to showcase them. However, I see the added … Continue reading Automated Testing, what can they bring
When you build a website, you want it to reach as many people as possible. The quality of your content will naturally engage more visitors and a good presence on the social media channels will help you spread the word. But most of your users will reach you through search engines — that's why it's … Continue reading Patch my site to 94/100 score on page insights
WordPress custom body class plugin - What is this?!? Yesterday I've created a WordPress plugin which allows you to add a custom CSS class on the HTML body tag. Obviously this works only if your theme follows standards and uses the body_class() function. Here is the basic workflow: 1) First you add your custom class in the right … Continue reading Custom Body Class plugin for WordPress
I would like to talk about a little experience I had working with WordPress's Settings API, section which I use a lot since I'm a backend developer. Here's the thing, we create WordPress themes and we provide a "Theme Options" page for our clients where they can manage some theme features. This page is created … Continue reading Error: options page not found!
When you work with WordPress, you get to see and examine tones of WordPress themes. The Problem Me, for example, I'm working at PixelGrade and we provide free support to our customers who bought our themes. When you do this kind of support for your clients you might notice that a lot of their issues … Continue reading Check the WordPress version with a Chrome Extension
Before we get into this subject you should know that this is gona be a tehnical article about pretty permalinks and their cache options in wordpress. You know what is wordpress right ? the cms, blog platform, website ? no ? nothing familiar ? if the answer is still “no” you are certainly in the wrong place.
As a wordpress developer I usually don’t give too much attention to the pretty permalinks, I just trust wordpress to do his job and build me some “pretty permalinks” as the option itself tells. This actually works well if you don’t have any crazy ideea about your own url rules or if you don’t follow some weird structure which you have in mind since your first grade.