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Speeding Up My WordPress Workflow Using Git

I’ve started working with Git as part of my Web development workflow, and am just getting the hang of some of the tools. I’m still running into problems, but it’s mainly where I haven’t taken the time to read Pro Git and learn what it is I’m trying to do. Here’s a quick overview: make […]

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Publishing a jQuery Plugin

I’ve written a few plugins for jQuery and WordPress over the past few years, but mostly for specific projects or my own personal use. The first time I released a plugin (Hashgrid for WordPress) for others to use, I ran into the challenge of maintenance hosting: I didn’t have time to maintain it, and my […]

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Fixing Protocol Errors in WordPress Plugins

I recently started a new job as a full-time WordPress developer managing several websites and the myriad of custom themes, child themes, and plugins. This is a lesson learned from an issue I had with one plugin in particular. Using Chrome on OS X, I get security warnings that a script wouldn’t load on a […]

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Best Practices for Git Commits?

I’ve been updating my online portfolio hosted on GitHub, and find myself getting lazy. Instead of developing on my local server, then publishing changes, I’ve been making little changes and pushing them to the portfolio repository. Sometimes it’s as simple as adding a link, other times it’s adding/removing a feature, or a whole group of […]