If you understand WordPress hooks you understand one of the key elements that makes WordPress powerful. You also gain a sense of how well theme/plugin authors understand WordPress, and how friendly their code is to extend.
Using the Flexible Content field from Advanced Custom Fields allows you to quickly set up a page builder for your theme. However, this method lacks control over the appearance of specific sections. To implement this you would typically need to add fields for margins, borders, padding, and background for each layout you create for your Flexible Content. This ends up being repetitive and unintuitive for users.
Sometimes you want uploads to end up somewhere other than the default WordPress uploads directory. For that WordPress provides the
upload_dir filter, but how does that work with ACF PRO file fields?
Moving a WordPress site, whether it’s to your local environment or to a new server, is a common task with some potentially confusing issues. Typically there are three migration scenarios, broken down in this post along with things to look out for.
If there was a way to streamline your code backup, development, and deployment would you do it? Git is a solid solution, but benefits from some fine tuning to improve WordPress development.