WordPress

Resources for Working with the WordPress REST API

The WordPress REST API is currently slated for inclusion in WordPress 4.1 and the API team is busy working towards that goal. Project contributors Ryan McCue and Rachel Baker have been on the road giving presentations to introduce developers to the API. They presented at WordCamp Milwaukee and WordCamp NYC, (more…)

Seven Featured Image

After using WordPress for seven years in a row, it’s hard to consider switching to another publishing platform. I have my gripes about WordPress and there are plenty of things that can improve the publishing process. However, after testing a few other open source alternatives, I was reminded of how (more…)

Spam Spam Spam Featured Image

Oli Dale of WPLift, decided to leave comments open while having Akismet be the only anti-spam measure used. The result is 8,000 comments, most of which are spammy in nature. He sifted through 8,000 comments and published the results where he outlines the various techniques spammers are using to try (more…)

Blue Steel: A Free WordPress Theme Based on Roots

Roots is a WordPress starter theme that makes use of HTML5 Boilerplate, Bootstrap, and Grunt. Over the years Roots has garnered somewhat of a cult following and is still going strong with the release of version 7.0.0 last week. This release moves some of the theme’s trademark features into a (more…)