The last 24 hours or more I have been on WordPress. A template part has been made. In the evening, and night I participated in WordPress Slack. Today the categories were organized in the entire site. The Aquarelle template part In Web Developer 258:50 pp. there’s a lovely tutorial on a watercolorlike animation for a… Continue reading 24 Hours On WordPress
The concept “minimal viable production” is a common concept in agile projects. I’m working on a minimal viable WordPress theme. The rules are: The theme must validate according to WordPress Standards. The design is not important. So it’s all about function then. You can follow the development of the theme here (petj-mvp). The design is inspired… Continue reading Working on a minimal viable theme
Process notes: How to make and debug a WordPress theme Toolbox Debugging in WordPress. Debug bar. Developer Docs. Theme Developer Handbook: The Loop in Detail. Costum Headers. Costum Logo. Template file checklist. Automation (Nodejs) Nodejs is a must in rapid development. Here are some essential tools. SASS Much template work is tweaking the CSS. A… Continue reading Theme Development Process
One thing is to review themes. Another is to get it through the needle’s eye. Here’s the quest. Hack a theme that’ll meet all requirements and WordPress standards. The aim of the theme is to teach how to write a theme. In this way the theme will be usefull not only for me, but for… Continue reading Challenge: Write a Theme
Anthropological field study II: experiences from the role as a theme-reviewer on make.wordpress.org It’s the next logical step To me the next logical step is to engage in themes. Since 2010 or so I have dabbled with themes. Testing themes is a challenge. Doing so will give valuable skills. That’s why I try out this role.… Continue reading The Role as WP Theme-reviewer
The recommended plugins for theme reviewing are installed on a localhost/wordpress/ The PHP codesniffer is ready too So basicly everything is ready in order to enter the phase of the anthropological field study: The theme review quest.
PHP Code sniffer is a code validator. In the tutorial: “Using PHP CodeSniffer With WordPress: Installing and Using the WordPress Rules” Tom McFarlin explains how to install the codesniffer with WordPress-specific sniffs.
Then Tom McFarlin gives a demo on a phpcs on the plugin Hello Dolly:
phpcs --standard=WordPress hello-dolly
I have installed the sniffer following the suggestions in McFarlin’s tutorial on a LAMP server with WordPress. So the tool’s in the box.