Design Patterns and WordPress (And Resources!) (tommcfarlin.com) If you’re using WordPress and you’re building more than a theme or a simple plugin, the odds of you building something more advanced and not taking advantage of design patterns seems highly unlikely.
Whatever the case, if you’re someone who’s working on advanced solutions – perhaps web applications, perhaps having your components talk to third-party components, or whatever the case – then it wouldn’t hurt to have a reference of popular design patterns and antipatterns would it?
New WordPress Plugin Serves Pre-Compressed Emoji (wptavern.com) WordPress emoji are served from s.w.org, but they are not compressed. This impacts the SVG loading time, depending on how many emoji you are using, and can even throw warnings on Google’s PageSpeed Insights tool. Turkey-based WordPress developer Mustafa Uysal has just released Compressed Emoji, a plugin that makes use of the emoji_svg_url filter introduced in 4.6. This filter allows developers to change the URL for where emoji SVG images are hosted.
Full-time Support Engineer (weworkremotely.com) Kinsta is a modern cloud hosting startup focused on WordPress (for now), run on Google Cloud, powered by LXD. Our awesome, young and motivated team is scattered across the globe: Budapest, London, Los Angeles.
As our client base is growing steadily we’re looking for a competent support engineer with basic Linux system administration experience, with a great sense of communication, who can provide enterprise level technical support to our customers via to our customers via our support system (we use intercom.io exclusively for these purposes).
A Guide to Restoring WordPress (ithemes.com) If your WordPress website has been hacked, or just isn’t working properly anymore, you may need to restore the site to a previous version. In this post, we’ll cover the basics of restoring WordPress and the various steps you’ll need to take to get your WordPress website up and running again.
Enhancing WordPress Custom Menus for Navigation (kinsta.com) WordPress reserves a specific admin page to custom navigation menus. In this page the admin user can create menus, arrange items and set properties which affect the way they appear in the front-end. That being said, the main questions behind this post is: “Can we extend the built-in functionalities of the Menus Screen?”
Of course we can. So we will dive deep into the topic, and we will dissect sections and objects that allow to add and manage menus and their items.