We have two separate needs and experiences for the WordPress back-end. Site owners and users need a different suite of tools and interfaces from what we developers/implementers need. Let's talk about splitting the back-end interfaces to serve both
Many times developers will assign the site owner as an editor to hide away all of the extra screens and menus that they've added into the back-end. But we are doing the site owner a disservice when s/he is not given full access to her/his website.
There's an alarming trend in the WordPress back-end: we developers are polluting the back-end and building disconnected, complex solutions for the site owners. I understand the path that lead us to this state. But now it's time to stop and think
So you've watched some of the tutorials in the Know the Code, watched my presentations, read some blog posts, and read my tweets. You may notice a trend of how I approach WordPress and PHP coding. Let's talk about it for a moment. First of all,
When I was a child, I had child-like fears of monsters in the closet and under my bed. I thought if I laid in the middle of my bed, exactly the middle, wrapped my blankets tightly around the edges of me, and kept still, then these monsters couldn't
In your darkest hour, when life is unbearable and the odds are against you, you have a choice to make. You can choose to be consumed by the gravitational force of your challenge, as it pulls you further into its negativity. Or you can choose to let