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April 24, 2018

Is It better to Develop a Website From Scratch or Use WordPress?

What is the main purpose of your website and do you aim for career growth as a developer yourself? If you are a business owner looking for a small business website, WordPress will probably suffice for starters. If you are a developer looking for the right programming stack, then it depends on your incentive and

April 21, 2018

Can I Develop WordPress Websites in Other Programming Languages Than PHP?

Short answer: stick to PHP and JavaScript for extending the core platform. Long answer: Technically, it makes sense to rely purely on PHP and JavaScript for features directly related to the core WordPress platform. WordPress websites are built with backward compatibility in mind. That said, you are not limited to those choices for several reasons.

April 18, 2018

How Relevant Will WordPress Be In 5 Years From Now?

WordPress would still be a leading force in the web field 5 years from know. Despite its contradictory codebase (which is quite intriguing once you spend the time to study it), there are objective factors adding up to its success. ~30% of the web is now powered by WordPress. Numerous markets see WordPress as a

April 15, 2018

What Are the Common Misconceptions About WordPress Websites?

There’s a number of these – some more specific for certain industries. I’ve covered some of the common ones in Misconceptions by Clients Looking for a Web Platform and 15 Obstacles That Enterprises Report in WordPress and Development Partners. If I have to sum up the ones I heard or read pretty much every week:

April 12, 2018

Are Free WordPress Themes Insecure?

Free themes distributed by the official WordPress.org Theme Directory are safe due to their reviewing policy. A theme cannot be released or updated without going through a detailed and thorough manual code review (combined with a few additional automated steps). The free directory is also quite limiting in terms of features. Themes are only meant

April 10, 2018

How to Deploy WordPress Website Directly Through GitHub?

Some WordPress hosts let you connect your WordPress folder to a git repository in different ways. One popular option is setting up a plain git repository within your project folder. It won’t be connected to any hosted version control system – but it is still a git that you can update in the same manner.

April 8, 2018

How to Become a WordPress Core Contributor?

Contributing to WordPress Can Take Various Forms Individual contributors are those who support the WordPress initiative in different directions: Submitting bug reports. Submitting patches for known bugs. Reviewing WordPress themes. Creating and submitting free themes and plugins. Helping out in the support forums. Translating WordPress (and popular plugins) to another language. Organizing meetups and WordCamps

April 6, 2018

Are Premium WordPress Themes Faster Than Free Themes?

Usually, No Commercial WordPress themes generally include a large suite of scripts and styles, along with a comprehensive set of features in order to make them pop. Most premium themes rely on a number of theme options, various widgets, eventually some sliders, content builders, galleries, social media integrations and the like. Each of those components

April 5, 2018

Is Using Theme Frameworks (Genesis) Preferable to Custom Theme Development?

First off, developers are people who actually specialize in programming. Real developers are platform-agnostic and often language-agnostic since the concepts of software development revolve around solving business problems through algorithms, using data structures and paradigms embedded in the OS layer, web servers, the networking infrastructure and more. WordPress Development Requires PHP WordPress developers are software