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The Best of Times and Worst of Times of WordPress Development

One of the greatest strengths that’s offered to designers and developers who work with WordPress is the ability to use

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The Dangers of Pricing in WordPress Business Models

One of the business models that is common (although not as common as it used to be) in the economy

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Updating a WordPress Post in the Save Post Action

For those who have worked with WordPress long enough, you’re likely familiar and comfortable with how hooks works – that is,

Pro Developer
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Thoughts on WordPress Developers, Communities, and Products

For those of you who are involved in working with building things for WordPress- specifically, premium plugins and themes –

Toggle a Header Image in the Theme Customizer
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A Dilemma: Hiding Elements with The WordPress Theme Customizer

When it comes to working with the WordPress Theme Customizer, one of the options that you’re likely to see in

The divider separates how many wipes fit in the container.
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Isolating Styles When Creating a Theme-Specific Plugin

This is probably the most unique way that I’ve started a post since I’ve been writing here, but given the

Data Models: Databases to Objects
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Data Models in WordPress – Their Perspective, Not Ours

When it comes to treating WordPress as a web application foundation (and I dislike the use of the word framework,

Mayer Helpers and Utilities
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Organizing WordPress Content Types and Libraries

Last week, I shared a post on how I go about organizing my WordPress theme functions. Generally speaking, the conversation that

Mayer Theme Functions
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A Strategy for Organizing WordPress Theme Functions

One of the points of discussion that often comes up among software developers is how to best organize code and

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Of Libraries and The Singleton Pattern in WordPress

Over the past couple of years, I’ve written a number of articles about using design patterns in WordPress. One that I’ve

Acme Meta Box Example
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WordPress Meta Boxes: Separating the Logic

This is the second post in a series on how to achieve simplicity with WordPress meta boxes. In the previous

Organizing files for a simple meta box
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WordPress Meta Boxes: Aiming for Simplicity

This is the first post in a series on how to achieve simplicity with WordPress meta boxes. For anyone who

Standard WordPress Meta Boxes
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Two Ways to Save Meta Box Data in WordPress

Recently, I was having a conversation with a friend about some of the various ways to serialize the values that are

Tabbed Navigation in WordPress
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Adding Tabbed Navigation in WordPress for Custom Menus

One of the nicest features of the latter versions of WordPress includes the custom menu system. Although people can always

WordPress Options Page
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Adding Multiple Sections on WordPress Options Pages

One of the most confusing aspects of working with WordPress is the Settings API. In an attempt to make a

Brand Loyalty
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Brand Loyalty of WordPress Theme Companies

Right now, there’s a lot of talk about themes and their place within the WordPress community. Generally speaking, I think