How to Create Demo Data for a BuddyPress Site

When testing BuddyPress themes and plugins, it’s helpful to have some data to populate the network and demo its social components. Manually adding users with avatars, activity updates, messages, etc, can be a tedious process. Fortunately, there’s a way to automate the creation of demo data. The BuddyPress Default Data (more…)

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After participating in the WordPress community for several years, it’s easy to forget there are new users entering the community every day. As someone who writes about WordPress for a living, it’s frustrating to come across errors such as the incorrect spelling of WordPress or the incorrect logo being used. (more…)

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Philip Arthur Moore has published a great post that I think strikes a nerve for many. Although the entire article is blockquote worthy, I think the most important point he made is that WordPress developers need to step up their game and stop contributing to the perception that WordPress sucks. (more…)

WordPress Themes Suck at Accessibility: It's Time to Fix It

Earlier this month WordPress developer Morten Rand-Hendriksen released Simone, a free theme based on Underscores. Like many themes, Simone is responsive, wired for translation, utilizes the customizer, and includes editor styles. One feature, however, sets Simone apart – a heavy emphasis on accessibility. Rand-Hendriksen believes that the accessibility-ready tag should (more…)

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Hookr.io, the WordPress developer resource that launched earlier this year has undergone a series of improvements. The search engine now shows results as your typing. The detailed results page has been completely redesigned making it easier to read. If the source code contains indexed objects such as actions, filters, functions, (more…)