This is issue going to start with a crapload of WordPress stuff, so sit back, relax, and enjoy…
- As an update to his Primer on Ajax in the WordPress Frontend, Tom McFarlin gives us first his Improved Ajax Techniques for WordPress: Procedural Programming, and then his refactoring of that code into an Object-Oriented version.
- Next we have a short list of some pretty cool WordPress features you may not already be aware of.
- Now let’s look into speeding up WordPress a little if we can, but optimizing
- And a bit more on speed, and security, and just basic configuration, a golden-oldie from way back in 2009, these WordPress Configuration Tricks will surely add a couple lines to your
Yeah, ok, now that we’ve got all that amazing stuff in place, what happens if something goes wrong?
- Regardless the size of your site, Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan for Your WordPress Site is simply smart business.
- And part of any good recovery plan is backing-up your content & files, and backing them up to Dropbox seems like a really good idea!
- Or maybe you prefer Google Drive?
- In either event, having a back-up is great and all, but unless you can use that back-up to restore your site, it’s really pretty worthless…
Just one more, and this one deserves to sit by itself, as WordPress announces Calypso…
A single interface to manage all your WordPress.com or Jetpack-enabled sites, built with the latest web technologies and used by millions of people — and now it’s open source.
This looks freaking awesome! WordPressers around the globe, if you like, make your voice known, as this will only entire into WordPress Core if the community wants it…
Okay, had enough WordPress for a while? Then let’s move on to Service Workers! :-) Really nice walk-through of an “immersive, engaging and high-performance app”, including problems encountered and solutions derived (or still in the works).
And if you like that one, maybe you’ll like this one too!
Or how about a nice lengthy article about JS Closures? Nice beginning, nice walk-through, very descriptive, very explanatory!
Need a quick primer into ES6? I know I do…
Top 13 Web Development Blogs You Should be Reading. Several known to me, but a few I didn’t. Great news, more to read! :-)
Great UX suggestions from Ilya Grigorik for keeping a user’s place in your site or app.
I’m currently working my way through a 6-part MVC comparison series, in which I occasionally grump about SPAs and the lack of actual markup being sent to the browser, and therefore indexable by search engines, and readable by screen readers… So, when I read about Sails.js, which is “[a]n MVC-style Framework For Node.js”, meaning you are “able to share your code between the server and client”! Nice stuff!!
Here is an entire slew of SVG animations, contained in a slide presentation (but one of those rare ones that is actually useful even when the presenter is not standing beside it talking!), with tons of live examples… Nice!!
And finally, while there are no SVG animations here, just a metric crap-ton of
is and CSS (not even any JS!), to make a Star Wars AT-AT Walker, walk… Wow.