Developers and web agencies make extensive use of Custom Fields to add structured data to their Custom Post Types (and regular post types as well). By leveraging the Meta Box API, plugins like ACF, CMB or Pods Framework address this concern. They all work similarly: you define fieldsets, a list of fields with different types […]Read more "With Gutenberg, what happens to my Custom Fields?"
If there's one and only one feature that made WordPress gain 30% of the web's market share, this feature would be Extensibility. What is WordPress without Yoast? What is WordPress without ACF? Without JetPack? WooCommerce? Without Akismet? Without Contact Form 7? What is WordPress without Hello Dolly? It's nothing but another niche CMS with way […]Read more "One thousand and one way to extend Gutenberg today"
If you're already familiar with WordPress, you're probably used to its content editor based on TinyMCE. Creating content in WordPress did not really change for many years now. But with new competitors gaining more and more attraction like Medium, Ghost, Wix, Squarespace, WordPress decided to build a new Editor called Gutenberg (After Johannes Gutenberg, the […]Read more "How Gutenberg is changing WordPress Development?"
Do you know WordPress, this tool that powers 27% of the web? This big old CMS everyone loves to hate because It’s oldish, it’s PHP and it’s not an SPA? but in the same time, everyone uses because it’s so great at achieving the goal it’s designed for: creating content? Well! It’s time to stop criticizing […]Read more "WordPress is evolving and you should care"
In a previous post, I told you that we’re all noobs and that we have to continue learning no matter what. Well, I lied! It’s true that you have to keep learning, but you’re not a noob, no one is and here is why. You’re not a noob, you learned how to draw a square […]Read more "Sorry, I lied. I’m not a noob, never was, never be, neither you do"
When we hear about GraphQL, it’s often mentioned as the new way to retrieve data from the server. The silver bullet that will replace REST APIs. This is true, GraphQL can do an amazing job to run the new generation of server APIs but this is not the whole picture. From the homepage of the official […]Read more "GraphQL is not only for Backend"
Now, that I’m back in Algeria. Let’s try to build a solid developers community together. A first small step is trying to gather all these hidden developers. For that purpose, I put together an Awesome Algeria repository on GitHub.Read more "Awesome Algeria"