“The ThemeShaper WordPress Theme Tutorial: 2nd Edition” is the new upgrade of ThemeShaper’s super popular WordPress theme development tutorial. It now contains new code samples, better practices, and, well, you just have to take a look yourself. It’s very comprehensive.
“The WordPress Settings API” is a comprehensive, clear guide by Konstantin Kovshenin. This should be the go-to page for my Settings API learning in the future.
Cliff Seal shares his WordPress development process.
“Key Differences Between Validation and Sanitization” is a good development article, too. I’m more surprised that it’s published on the WordPress.com VIP blog, there’s one new feed to subscribe to for me.
“Utilizing User Roles In WordPress” is a Smashing Magazine article, so there’s a good chance that you’ve heard about it already. Instead of, you know, reading about it just now from a small WordPress blog. But anyway. Have a look.
@pippinsplugins shared a nice plugin find: “Uploads by Proxy“. During development, we often both have a local version in our computer and a live version somewhere on the web. This plugin helps by synchronizing the images in content/wp-uploads on both version. When used, our local version can use images uploaded in the live site without having to download them first.
Pete Schuster shares his WordPress CSS setup. It seems to become a trend to not use style.css as the main place to store a theme’s styling. Instead, enqueue function is used to load various styles for better modularity.
Tom McFarlin writes his strategy to use LESS in WordPress.
“Client Oriented WordPress Development” ebook launches.