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Delicious Brain Bytes: WordPress 6.6, ACF 6.3, and Jamie Marsland Fills Our Need for Speed

In this issue of Delicious Brain Bytes, we take a peak at what’s coming in WordPress 6.6, dive into the enhancements and new features in ACF 6.3, look at Jamie… Read more

Mike Davey

May 23, 2024

What You Need to Know About WordPress 6.6

The next major release of WordPress, version 6.6, is scheduled to ship on July 16, 2024. It’s not expected to be as developer-centric as WordPress 6.5, but there’s still plenty… Read more

Mike Davey

May 16, 2024

What’s New in WP-CLI

Command line interfaces offer speed, flexibility, and the ability to automate repetitive tasks. In this article, we look into the features and enhancements in WP-CLI v2.10.0, and provide an update… Read more

Mike Davey

May 2, 2024

Where to Start With Headless WordPress

Headless WordPress separates the content management system part of WordPress from the frontend presentation layer. Decoupling the front and back ends of your site allows you to leverage the power… Read more

Mike Davey

Apr 25, 2024

Delicious Brain Bytes: WordPress 6.5 New Features, DE{CODE} 2024 Recap, and the Fun Way to Learn Git

In this issue of Delicious Brain Bytes, we look at the latest and greatest features in WordPress 6.5, how DE{CODE} 2024 surpassed previous attendance records, how ACF made documentation easier… Read more

Mike Davey

Apr 12, 2024

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From Beginner to Pro: Leveraging the WordPress Playground’s Versatile API Suite

WordPress Playground is a serverless version of WordPress that runs entirely in the browser. In this article, we’ll discuss the trio of APIs that form the backbone of how you…

Mike Davey

Apr 11, 2024

The Best Local WordPress Development Environment: XAMPP vs MAMP vs Laragon vs Local

A local development environment lets you make changes to dev sites quickly without having to transfer files. It also greatly reduces the risk of making and breaking changes on a…

Mike Davey

Mar 28, 2024

WP-CLI Packages: Supercharge Your WordPress Development

WP-CLI packages take the increased efficiency of the command line even further by extending it with new or modified commands. In this article, we’ll show you how to install packages,…

Mike Davey

Mar 21, 2024

Two Ways to Create Custom WordPress Blocks

The WordPress block editor was made the default editor for WordPress in December 2018. Adoption may have been slow at first, but the pace of development has increased exponentially. Today,…

Mike Davey

Mar 6, 2024

Delicious Brain Bytes: DE{CODE} Registration Open, Plugin Madness, and Running Doom on Bacteria

In this issue of Delicious Brain Bytes, we open the doors on DE{CODE} 2024, look into the “sustainability crisis” in open source, and much more. Registration Open for DE{CODE} 2024… Read more

Mike Davey

Feb 29, 2024