Articles by Daniel Pataki

Hi, my name is Daniel, I'm the CTO here at Kinsta. You may know me from Smashing Magazine, WPMU Dev, Tuts+ and other WordPress/Development magazines. Aside from WordPress and PHP I spend most of my time around Node, React, GraphQL and other technologies in the Javascript space. When not working on making the best hosting solution in the Universe I collect board games, play table football in the office, travel or play guitar and sing in a pretty bad band.

WordPress Database – How Sidebars Work

In this article we'll take a look at how WordPress widget areas, sidebars and widgets work on a database level.

Managing WordPress Development With Symlinks

Symlinks can be used to point a plugin or theme from one central location to multiple WordPress installs. This minimizes development and testing time.

wp_enqueue_scripts – How to Enqueue Your Assets in WordPress

Use wp_enqueue_scripts in WordPress to add your Javascript and CSS assets to your site while managing their dependencies in a modular way.

Using The WordPress HTTP API

The WordPress HTTP API will help you make HTTP calls a lot more easily. This is a complete tutorial about how to use it in WordPress.