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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

How to Use Next-Gen Images With WordPress

Improving the Core Web Vitals for your WordPress site is one of the best ways to boost its rank in Google. Serving “next-gen images” is one of the more frequent…

Mike Davey

Feb 12, 2024

How to Set Up AMP on WordPress

Should your WordPress sites use Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)? It’s a simple question with a complicated answer. In this article, we’ll cover how AMP works, how to use both…

Mike Davey

Feb 1, 2024

How to Use WebP Images on WordPress

Serving lightweight WebP images can help boost your site speed, critical to the user experience and as a ranking factor. In this article, we’ll look at a few different ways…

Mike Davey

Jan 25, 2024

Delicious Brain Bytes: WordPress Accessibility Day, Dodge – A WordPress Game, and Improving WordPress Search

In this issue of Delicious Brain Bytes, we dip into the latest from the WordPress Developer Blog, play around with making sure WordPress stays free, see how text compression saves… Read more

Mike Davey

Jan 19, 2024

Creating UI Elements With HTMX

HTMX is a JavaScript library that enables developers to perform AJAX requests, trigger CSS animations, and invoke WebSocket and server-side events directly from HTML elements. It is designed to remove… Read more

Mike Davey

Jan 17, 2024

Online Conferences for WordPress Devs in 2024

Conferences offer a blend of targeted education and networking opportunities, a combination that can advance your skills and career. They can be expensive to attend, though. Between the ticket prices,… Read more

Mike Davey

Dec 20, 2023

WordPress Developer Trends to Watch in 2024

The 20th anniversary year of WordPress is drawing to a close. It’s tempting to take a look back as we enter the last weeks of 2023, but we thought it… Read more

Mike Davey

Dec 18, 2023

Delicious Brain Bytes: State of the Word 2023, PHP_CodeSniffer Needs Support, and HTML Hacks

In this issue of Delicious Brain Bytes, we dive into changes with PHP_CodeSniffer, report on the WP Awards 2023, look at HTML hacks that helped build the modern web, and… Read more

Mike Davey

Dec 11, 2023

Delicious Brain Bytes: WordPress 6.4, Awards Season, and the Future of Yelling at Your Computer

In this issue of Delicious Brain Bytes, we take a look at what’s coming in WordPress 6.4, awards that honor the best in WordPress and awards that honor the ability… Read more

Mike Davey

Nov 1, 2023