WordPress Development

As I build WordPress websites for my clients, I share what I learn here as tutorials.

My Development Workflow

I recently joined Carrie Dils for an Office Hours discussion about workflows. Here’s a quick summary of what we discussed. Listen to the Podcast We discuss all things code, from…

Using git with WordPress on SiteGround

I use┬áSiteGround for most of my personal websites. I love it because I can create unlimited sites without any additional cost. I prefer to use git to deploy code rather…

Announcing Shared Counts

Shared Counts lets you preserve your non-HTTPS share counts and provides backend tools for discovering your popular content. It’s built for performance using lean assets and smart caching.

Using the admin bar for quick links

When I’m working on a website, I’m often hopping between my local environment, development/staging, and production. I’ll use to a separate CodeKit URL for live updating when working on CSS.…

Adding Gutenberg support to WordPress theme

If you’re building custom themes for clients, you should be adding Gutenberg support right now! Make sure your client’s transition to the new editor is as seamless as possible.

Building a dynamic YouTube video gallery

I’m working on a project right now that includes a gallery of recent YouTube videos. I had assumed we could use an existing plugin for this. It seems like a…