9 WordPress Myths That Might Surprise You (wpmu.org) If you are new to using WordPress you may have heard a number of things about WordPress that held information that was slightly less than the whole truth. Here in the WordPress community we refer to these misrepresentations as “WordPress Myths”.
Rating block preview in GDSR 2.0 (www.dev4press.com) With GD Star Rating 2.0 Alpha #2 Public coming next week, here is one more preview of the standard stars rating block. Very important new feature here is that user can now see his own vote value in the rating block, since new plugin version allows changing of votes.
Theme Sneak Peek: Instamate (graphpaperpress.com) This week’s sneak peek is for our soon-to-be launched Instamate WordPress theme. Instamate includes features never seen before in any of our themes including live theme customization previews, optional integration with Instagram and Twitter and has big, minimalist slideshows that we know you all love.
How to create a custom database error page (www.wprecipes.com) As a WordPress user, you probably had the infamous “Error establishing a database connection” error at least once. This error occurs when your database can’y handle a request. On cheap hosts, this can happen often. This post shows you how to give a custom style to this error page.
The Beginner’s Guide to Unit Testing: What Is Unit Testing? (wp.tutsplus.com) Depending on your background, you may or may not have heard of unit testing, test-driven development, behavior-driven development, or some other type of testing methodology. Often times, these methodologies are applied in the context of larger software systems or applications and less in the context of WordPress-based projects.