I recently overheard someone say that to be a programmer, “you have to be smart”. Putting aside the debate of what it means to “be smart”, I can say with absolute confidence, that this is not the case. A good programmer/developer/webby person will typically flourish with four traits (of which “smart” is not one). anContinue reading “Programmers don’t need to be “smart””
The default markup for WordPress galleries is a little… odd. If you want to change it, the post_gallery filter is what you’re looking for; see wp-includes/media.php around line 671 for the goods.
With the new features in Jetpack 2.0, it’s more important than ever to keep straight your wordpress.com accounts – particularly if you’re developing sites for clients that will be using Jetpack. I won’t pretend to understand all of the details yet, but some quick research and perusing of the sparse, user-centric Jetpack site led meContinue reading “Jetpack and wordpress.com accounts”
It’s no longer necessary to include a locale file within your theme’s functions.php; check this ticket: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/20448
I’m sad, Montreal. What we’ve always suspected is finally coming out in the Charbonneau Commission: we work hard, simply to be robbed (on a stunning scale) by those supposed to be looking after our interests. Montreal is sick; let’s get you fixed up.
I’m thinking the #WordPress Codex and Theme Review guidelines would benefit from a “what, why, how” approach to documentation: What: describes the function or requirement Why: why is it this way? Best practice, performance, security concerns? How: a simple and clear code example of how to use or implement what is being discussed