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Welcome to the dev blog, where you can find articles on subject matters such as WordPress code, a11y, Gutenberg and all other things related to programming.



The social WordCamp US

23 December 2015 | Taco Verdonschot

Compared to many other IT-related conferences, WordCamps have always been slightly less technical. Not as focused on writing code as many others are. Over the years I've learned this may have something to do with the way our community is built. The WordPress community is not as homogeneous as others. It consists of developers, designers, …

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GitHub labels for better workflows

2 December 2015 | Andrey “Rarst” Savchenko

One of the tasks I took on this year is crunching through the GitHub issue tracker of Yoast SEO. Much of it was to organize and improve how GitHub labels shape the issue tracker workflows. In a large and long running open source project issues have a life of their own. It's a challenge to keep a clear picture …

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Composer in Yoast projects

11 November 2015 | Andrey “Rarst” Savchenko

Earlier this year I implemented the Composer dependency manager support in Yoast projects. In recent years I spent a lot of time to explore and promote the use of Composer in the WordPress ecosystem in general. Implementing Composer in Yoast plugins is a great example of its success with WordPress projects, deployed on a widest possible …

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