Posts marked with “wordpress”

Elasticsearch, Defensive Coding, and Maura Teal

by · July 23, 2019

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Working with Elasticsearch, defensive coding practices, Maura Teal on her WordPress talks, preventing burn out, and more in Episode 22.

 

Editor’s Desk: PHP 7.4 RFCs, Symfony Speaker Workshop, Call for Writers

by · March 18, 2019

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Editor-in-Chief Oscar Merida records a mini-episode. In this first one, he looks at some RFCs submitted for PHP 7.4 and 8.0, and a new tool for detecting memory leaks with PHP Unit.

 

WordPress and the IndieWeb—Why You Should Own Your Voice

by · March 4, 2019

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Creating content online has gotten exponentially simpler with new tools which allow more people to put their voice online. Sharing that content with others has likewise gotten uncomplicated with the advent of social networks. However, that ease has come with the price of loss of control over that content. If you want to regain some […]

 

Better Practice – December 2018

by · December 11, 2018

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Practice and more practice are the keys to adopting modern software engineering practices. It doesn’t matter if you’re using WordPress or Drupal to manage website content, trying to learn unit testing, get hired, or looking for better ways to manage date and time data—there’s always an opportunity to learn how to do it better. This issue rounds up articles on each of these topics to help you deepen your problem-solving skills.

 

Custom Post Types in WordPress

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Custom post types are the key to taking a WordPress website from a simple blog to a robust system for managing many types of content and data. They help create a WordPress administrator experience which makes it easy for editors to add and edit repetitive content and gives the developer flexibility to create unique web […]

 

New Book! Build a website with WordPress and Thesis

by · May 27, 2016

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If you need to build a complex, feature-rich website with minimal code and fuss, our latest book Build Exceptional Sites with WordPress & Thesis by Peter MacIntyre will help you from start to finish. This handy reference will guide you in setting up your WordPress environment, configuring your own design and layout using the Thesis […]

 

Mandrill Alternatives for PHP Applications

by · April 18, 2016

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What would a website be if it couldn’t send emails, even if just for password resets? Running your own mail server is a huge hassle, so many developers instead use a third party service to send transactional emails like password resets, new user welcome messages, and order summaries. One of the most popular services, in […]

 

October 2015 Issue: Integrating Extensions

by · October 1, 2015

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The October 2015 issue of php[architect] magazine is now available. This month we look at useful PHP extensions. This issue shows you how to use Solr search directly from PHP and put it to good use, explains how PHAR files work to bundle PHP applications in a single file, and provides a case study in […]

 

December 2014 php[architect] magazine launched

by · December 17, 2014

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The final issues of 2014 is out!  Our theme this month in “Taming Content” with features on WordPress, Drupal, and ProcessWire. Also read about PHP tricks, Queues with Laravel, the SoundCloud API, and Community News! Check out the full magazine details page for more details, Download the Advanced Custom Fields article for free to sample […]

 

php[world] Conference: Five Amazing Keynotes…

by · August 20, 2014

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We are excited to announce today the amazing keynote speakers that we have lined up for our php[world] conference this November. We’ve worked hard to find the best speakers and talks that cover the breadth of the PHP experience. We want php[world] to be a conference that pulls together all the different fragmented communities of […]