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A collection of resources for WordPress Developers, written and curated by experts

Blog Comments Are Dead. Or Are They?

Blog post comments are dead. Or wait, they’re back. They’re definitely a pain. But also maybe they’re worth it? The debate about blog post comments and whether they’re worth it…

Iain

Jan 2, 2019

An Introduction to WordPress Penetration Testing

Recently I had Tim Nash, the WordPress platform lead at 34SP.com, speak at the local WordPress meetup I help run. It’s the third time Tim has spoken at the meetup,…

Iain

Nov 20, 2018

What Can A Developer Really Get Out of a WordCamp?

Up until recently I’d attended only four WordCamps in my time in the WordPress community. And although I generally enjoyed each one, I came away feeling that WordCamps weren’t that…

Iain

Aug 28, 2018

Improve Page Load Time For Your WordPress Site with WP Offload S3: A Case Study

One of the great things about working at Delicious Brains is working on products that I use and love outside of work. I was a WP Migrate DB Pro customer…

Iain

Aug 7, 2018

Team Retreat In Jamaica

Delicious Brains In Jamaica: Our Fourth Annual Company Retreat

Back in May, our team met up for our fourth annual company retreat. This time around we had decided on somewhere hot (for May) and Jamaica ended up receiving the… Read more

Iain

Jun 19, 2018

GDPR for WordPress Developers: Announcing the (Free) Anonymization Addon

Like me you are probably getting ten emails a day from companies announcing changes to their privacy policy or asking you to re-confirm your email address for marketing purposes. This…

Iain

May 23, 2018

Updating WooCommerce: Our Safe & Thorough Guide

We’ve had a lot going on at Delicious Brains HQ recently; releasing this and that, planning new products, and generally pushing the envelope. However, that has meant some things have…

Iain

May 1, 2018

Using the New PDF Preview Images in WordPress 4.7 in the Real World

When WordPress 4.7 was released at the end of 2016 most of the response was around the new REST API endpoints for posts, comments, terms, users, meta, and settings. However,…

Iain

May 16, 2017

Dependency Management and WordPress: A Proposal

‘Dependency hell’ is a problem faced by all software, and it has been rearing its ugly head in the WordPress space over the last few years with more and more…

Iain

Mar 22, 2017

Our Struggles to Stay Healthy While Working From Home Part 2

This is article 2 of 2 in the series “Our Struggles to Stay Healthy While Working From Home” It’s been just over a year since we posted about our struggles… Read more

Iain

Jan 31, 2017