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What’s New in Revisions for WordPress 3.6

The All New Revisions UI and numerous bug fixes! The revisions system in WordPress has been given a complete overhaul in the new (upcoming) Version 3.6 of  WordPress.  The new version of revisions patches several longstanding bugs and issues with the revisions system and introduces a slick new user interface for viewing and comparing revisions. […]

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Contributing to WordPress core

Recently, I started contributing to WordPress core. I’ve decided to hone my WordPress skills beyond writing WordPress plugins. Contributing code patches to core is exciting because they get scrutinized by some top notch programmers I admire, and if accepted, get used directly in WordPress. I’ve also been testing bugs and other people’s fixes when I […]

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Enforcing _blank target on external links

When training new clients on how to edit their own websites in wordpress, I often mention the convention of ‘targeting blank’ when linking to another website. Adding the ‘target=”_blank”‘ tag to the link opens a new window when the user clicks the link, leaving the client website open in the background . Still, I know […]

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Web Development Enters a New Era

Web publishing platforms such as WordPress have reached a maturity level that allows developers to deploy robust websites managed and maintained by clients. The developers role becomes focused on design and implementation, while content development is client driven. Modern libraries like jQuery and the WordPress plugin mechanism mean that ideas and projects that used to take […]