Using the WordPress JavaScript APIs for fun and profit part four - Using the core/editor store in your plugin

2 October 2019 | Jimmy Comack

Welcome to part four of our series on using the WordPress JavaScript API’s, in which we explore the API’s that were introduced in WordPress 5.0 and how we can use them to better integrate with other plugins, in a reliable and safe way. In the previous chapter, we migrated over from our own bare bone »

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Why your websites’ code structure matters

4 September 2019 | Josee Wouters

When you're creating your own WordPress theme or adapting an existing theme, pay attention to your code structure and semantics. This will benefit your website greatly: it improves your SEO because search engines know better what to expect on your site. It will also improve your site's accessibility: meaning that people who use assistive technologies, »

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Why your websites’ code structure matters

When to use toggle switches? The process of discovering and establishing a reusable design pattern

28 August 2019 | 1 Comment | Kai van Grunsven

Design patterns Over a short period of two years, the UX department at Yoast has grown from one UX designer to the current UX team of four designers. In the early days, we were used to making UX decisions based on gut feeling and common sense. At times, these designs worked out well, but sometimes »

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When to use toggle switches? The process of discovering and establishing a reusable design pattern



Every WordPress developer should have their own blog!

7 August 2019 | Andy Meerwaldt

As WordPress developers, we're busy with developing features most of the time. Developing functionalities is awesome, but a lot can go wrong too, unfortunately. One way to help prevent things going awry is having your own blog. Here, I'll explain how writing for my own blog helped me understand WordPress users better and improved my »

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Every WordPress developer should have their own blog!


Using the WordPress JavaScript APIs for fun and profit part three - Connecting to the WordPress API

3 July 2019 | Jimmy Comack

Welcome to part three of our series on using the WordPress JavaScript API’s, in which we explore the API’s that were introduced in WordPress 5.0. And, we'll look at how we can use them to better integrate with other plugins, in a reliable and safe way. Make sure to also check out our repository on »

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Using the WordPress JavaScript APIs for fun and profit part three - Connecting to the WordPress API