On most sites, a means of contacting the site’s webmaster or owner is essential. Sites built on WordPress have a number of options for managing contact forms; a popular choice is Contact Form 7, which will be the focus of a walkthrough here.
Capsule is a WordPress theme spearheaded by Alex King, a prolific WordPress user and developer. The premise behind Capsule is to provide a purpose-built system for coders to maintain programming notes, knowledge, and snippets in a WordPress-based application. Very neat!
A suite of test data for WordPress, to be used for testing theme appearance and behaviour. Builds on WordPress' own theme test data with years of personal experience to "create a potent cocktail of simulated, quirky user content". Looks like another worthwhile tool in the theme development toolbox.
Author: Tim SteinbachPublisher: LeanpubPublished: 2012Pages: 214 Introduction I got my first experience with using Markdown close to a year ago, and wrote about what I had learned so far a few months ago. While Markdown isn’t a complex topic, I still wanted to have a tutorial to go through, since the official documentation is more [...]
This whimsically-titled page is in fact a concise resource for web developers. It covers numerous ways to optimize webpages for weight and speed, and is broken down into the following subtopics:
- server configuration
- testing tools
Optimization can seem like a dry subject, but this resource really simplifies the subject, pointing out the simple ways to make gains on page size and speed. Low-hanging fruit perhaps, but even those can add up!
The WP Daily website has been growing and noticeably active in recent times. One of its latest initiatives is the creation and curation of a library of WordPress-related resources. These run the gamut from news to tutorials to podcasts, touching on numerous subjects over varied media.
This is a welcome initiative because, as powerful as search engines are today, finding relevant, useful, and quality content can still be a challenge for any subject. WP Daily are taking a step to bridging that gap with their Community Resource Library initiative.
WordPress templates allow for the use of numerous template files; when used, these files can clutter up a theme’s root directory. WordPress allows organizing files into subdirectories to keep things tidy; this post shows how to do it.
Opera has made a splash in the news by announcing an approaching switch to the WebKit engine. As much of the web community is doing, I share my impressions.
WordPress provides numerous functions to aid theme developers in building themes. This post features one function in particular: get_template_part().
A splendid roundup of articles and posts on how to maximize webpage and application performance. The entries are divided into multiple categories, including the basics, images, security, scripting, and tooling. There's much good reading to be had here.
- Internet Explorer
- Unit Testing
- Visual Studio
- Web Development
- Windows 8