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How to Optimize the Critical Rendering Path in WordPress

The Critical Rendering Path is the sequence of tasks the browser performs to first render a page on the screen, i.e. to download, process and convert …

What’s New in WordPress 4.9

WordPress 4.9 “Tipton” has just been released and is available for download. The second major release of this year marks a significant step toward a more user-centric …

What’s New in PHP 7.2

Currently in RC3, PHP 7.2 is planned to be released on November 30. The new release is coming with new features, functions, and improvements that will …

How to Use WordPress IFTTT Recipes to Automate Your Workflow

WordPress IFTTT recipes create connections between WordPress and a huge number of web services allowing users to automate their online activities

A Deep Dive Into WordPress User Roles and Capabilities

Anytime a site viewer signs-up for an account, or you manually add a new user in Admin Users Screen, WordPress registers essential user data in wp_users …

Why and How to Publish a Plugin to the WordPress Plugin Directory

With over 50,000 free plugins, the WordPress Plugin Directory is the city mall for every WordPress user, and where you’ll find plugins covering all features and …

How to Create a WordPress Widget From Scratch

WordPress Widgets are blocks of static or dynamic HTML content that can be added to specific areas of the front-end pages (widget areas or sidebars). WordPress …

How to Disable WordPress Plugins From Loading on Specific Pages and Posts

When it comes to WordPress performance we have a lot to say about plugins. Each plugin adds PHP code that has to be executed, can include …

An Introduction to WordPress Shortcodes for Developers

According to the WordPress.com definition, a shortcode is a WordPress-specific code that lets you do nifty things with very little effort. Shortcodes can embed files or …

4 Handy WordPress Media Library Hacks

The WordPress Media Library is a powerful tool for media management. Check out these 4 handy hacks, utilizing functions and hooks, to customize it further.

An Introduction to a WordPress Multisite Setup

WordPress Multisite is a collection of independent websites sharing the same WordPress installation. The sites in the network are virtual sites, meaning that they do not …

A Developer’s Introduction to the Twenty Seventeen Theme

With the release of WordPress 4.7, also came the new Twenty Seventeen theme. More than all its predecessors, the new default theme is highly customizable for …