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.
Getting WordPress set up on your own computer for development doesn’t have to be complicated. Using two free applications it can be done even faster and easier than the standard WordPress 5-minute Install™.
Slides from a recent talk on building potent WordPress websites. Includes potential paths for building out flexible themes, workflow, general tips, and best practices.
The Advanced Custom Fields color picker field is an easy way to give users control over colors on a WordPress site. It can be further enhanced to display a custom selection of color palettes, making it so you don’t have to remember the hex codes for frequently used colors.
This particular method takes advantage of ACF hooks to ensure all fields (previously saved as well as those added dynamically but not yet saved) display your custom palettes.
An important component of responsive design is handling images. Forcing mobile visitors download of full sized images isn’t optimal, neither is serving up blurry low-res images. On top of that if visitors are viewing on higher density displays then it’s all blurry.