New Tools for Theme Developers: Theme Sniffer Plugin and Automated Accessibility Testing

WordPress contributor teams have shipped several new tools for theme developers in the past couple weeks, which have the potential to raise the quality of new themes coming into the ecosystem. The Theme Sniffer plugin is a new effort from the Theme Review team that uses custom sniffs for PHP_CodeSniffer to test a theme against WordPress coding standards and check …

Smush Now Has Lazy Loading… and it’s Free!

WP Smush, Queen of image optimization, just added image lazy loading to her bag of tricks… And it’s free! If you thought Smush couldn’t get any better after 3.0, think again. Our CDN upgrade unlocked the future of site speed and WordPress performance – instantaneously delivering next-gen images at the right size for every container […] View original post at …

Hub Client Reports for WordPress got a Hot New Analytics Update

The Hub (all-in-one WordPress site manager) client reports now include analytics! As promised, we’ve integrated the WPMU DEV Dashboard white label analytic stats and graph into reports. If you missed it, in December we introduced incredibly easy WordPress analytic tracking into the WPMU DEV dashboard plugin. No hunting down and adding tracking codes. No third-party […] View original post at …