You’ve seen the benefits of CDNs (content delivery networks) that can store your image, audio and video files on servers optimised for fast delivery, and can duplicate those files across the world for speedy delivery to those regions if needed. What if your entire website could benefit from this approach? Benjamin Read explains how a headless CMS can help you build more robust, scalable website.
Creating your first theme is a big deal. You might know how to turn a functional site into a thing of beauty, but building a WordPress theme means acquiring a new set of skills to make it function the way you want it to. Here are some top tips for designers looking to build their first WordPress theme. You'll learn what makes a good theme, some of the tools you should be thinking about and what you need to know about coding.
Want to get insight into all of your content at a glance? The WordPress admin area is a bit lacking on that score, so in this tutorial you'll learn some simple custom solutions using a ready-to-deploy plugin.
Service workers are a popular way of speeding up meaningful renderings of and interactions with any browser. In this tutorial, learn how to implement service workers for a website that runs on WordPress, with the goal of speeding up loading time and providing offline-first capabilities.
This WordPress tutorial by Muhammad Muhsin, the co-founder and lead developer at Laccadive IO, explains how you can build a SPA WordPress theme with React, and why this is a good choice for your web app's back-end technology.
It's not easy for WordPress websites to implement code-splitting through WebPack. So in this tutorial Leonardo Losoviz implements his own version of code-splitting for the open-source PoP framework.
Wouldn't it be great to have a WordPress website whose dynamic content can be exported as static files? In this tutorial, Leonardo Losoviz explains how you can combine both worlds – switching to a static site generator without having to abandon WordPress.
Occasionally you might find that a new plugin conflicts with your installed theme or with another plugin, and the results can ruin your site's looks. Fixing such conflicts can be quite a challenge; this tutorial talks you through some techniques for overriding conflicting CSS.
Even WordPress sites that don't get much traffic attract huge numbers of malicious login attempts. There are a number of different strategies you can use to help protect your site. This WordPress tutorial runs through one simple way to make yourself less visible to hackers.