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Posts tagged: WordPress Core

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

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,… Read more

Mike Davey

Mar 6, 2024

Why You Should Use the WordPress HTTP Functions to Make API Requests

Sometimes your WordPress site needs to talk to other services around the web. This almost exclusively happens using the HTTP protocol. A common example is when your WordPress installation contacts… Read more

Erik

Oct 27, 2023

PHP and cURL: How WordPress makes HTTP requests

cURL is the workhorse of the modern internet. As its tagline says, cURL is a utility piece of software used to ‘transfer data with urls‘. According to the cURL website,… Read more

Peter Tasker

Mar 24, 2021

Hooks, Line, and Sinker: WordPress’ New WP_Hook Class

The hooks system is a central pillar of WordPress and with the 4.7 release a major overhaul of how it works was merged. The Trac ticket that initially raised an… Read more

Peter Tasker

Jan 24, 2017

Dive In To WordPress Core Development

A Developer’s Guide to Contributing to WordPress Core

Every month the team here at Delicious Brains have a “WP Core Contrib Day”, a day to give back to WordPress Core. This is an important day for us as we… Read more

Ian

Mar 19, 2015