After my colleague Diedra Smith posted about how “the more things change, the more they stay the same,” I thought I’d add to the list with a post about that mysterious concept, “state.”
There are several ways to collect, store, and use data in a Wordpress website. In this article, I’ll discuss and compare three of them: Forms, Custom Post Types (CPTs) and custom database tables.
The term “database” gets thrown around a lot. But what exactly does it mean?
I have spent most of my testing and debugging time dealing with these same principles over and over.
If you don’t have time to maintain custom post types and metadata, or don’t need the power they provide, then the simpler Media Grid with a filter may serve your purpose.
A brand-new installation of WordPress – with no pages, posts, images, or plugins installed – contains about 450,000 lines of code. WordPress is using this code to build the page that your website visitor requested, and normally it will do it every time they visit, even if that page hasn’t changed. Caching was invented to solve this type of problem.
I recently ran across this post that details some good steps relating to keeping your WordPress website secure. I wanted to share how hosting your site with KMDE covers “all of the above.”
Ever wonder what it takes to deliver a website to the world? There are quite a few components required, some of which overlap and even share names. It can make for some confusing discussions and lead to misunderstandings. In this post, I’ll explain how the pieces fit together. The Language of Browsers A website has […]
A short time back, I wrote about two things that I wouldn’t want to be without as a Wordpress developer. Since then, a few things have changed. Circumstances have led me to spend more time with Windows 10, and its really working for me. Some of the reasons why I’m digging developing on my Windows 10 rig are these five great tools.