The Non-Developers Guide to Git and GitHub

Git is notoriously difficult for beginners to learn, especially for non-developers. It took me at least 3 (alright more like 20) attempts before I learned how to use Git and that was only because I Googled, “Explain Like I’m 5 Git.” Most of us navigate our computers with visual queues. “Here’s my document. I want […] View original post at …

Say Hello To The Future Of Image Optimization – Smush 3.0 Is Here!!!

Smush 3.0 is here and she comes bearing futuristic image optimization superpowers for WordPress! Your favorite image optimization tool now powers a Global Image Delivery Network – 40 Tbps, 45 points of presence, WebP compression and AUTOMATIC IMAGE SCALING. Sounds pretty awesome…but what does it all mean? With +13.5 million downloads, Smush has proven itself […] View original post at …

WPMU DEV Dashboard Now With Built-in Analytics And Plugin White Labeling

The WPMU DEV dashboard plugin is currently used on a quarter of a million sites (Wowzas!). And why wouldn’t it? It unlocks better security and performance, backups, one-click installations, automated updates, reports and improved support access. Some would say it’s the magic behind the magic 🙂 The WPMU DEV Dashboard plugin works behind the scenes […] View original post at …

Building Plugin Stacks for Complex WordPress Sites

With the right plugin stack, WordPress can produce some powerful and complex sites. But WordPress has no central authority coordinating everyone’s efforts, so plugin incompatibilities are a big problem. That’s like, the textbook definition of complexity: Complexity characterises the behaviour of a system or model whose components interact in multiple ways and follow local rules, meaning there is […] View original post at …