Managing projects in git with branches
This is my development workflow that I use for projects based in git. The idea is simple: branch everything and create branches for each of your hosting environments too.
Deploying your plugin to GitHub and WordPress.org simultaneously with great ease
Using a deployment script is the quickest and easiest way to get your plugin or theme deployed to GitHub and simultaneously to wordpress.org. And the best part? You don’t need to know anything about Subversion.
Pass YOURLS short links to Jetpack’s Publicize and Sharing modules
Using filters, you can pass your YOURLS shortlink to Jetpack’s Publicize and Sharing modules to get the most out of your YOURLS click stats
How to deactivate certain plugins on your development servers
There are certain plugins that you simply don’t want running on your local or staging sites, so this is how I manage systematically deactivating them.
How to run BuySellAds over SSL in WordPress
BuySellAds now supports SSL which means that you can upgrade your whole site to HTTPS even if you’re running BSA ad zones
A simple snippet to force SSL for your whole site
This snippet will help you if you want to force visitors to view your site over HTTPS (using SSL), even if they try to use HTTP.
Hide a taxonomy metabox in the post editor
When you want to have more control over how your custom taxonomies are used, you may want to hide the default metabox provided by WordPress to allow you to use other methods for specifying the terms, such as using CMB 2.0
Use WordPress’ built-in dashicons for custom post types
Dashicons is a special font built in to WordPress that you can use throughout your site, such as for icons for custom post types in your dashboard menus
How to track conversions through Gravity Forms in Google Analytics
Tracking conversions is a good way of better understanding your customers, where they came from and how they navigated your site before conversion, so this is how to do it with Gravity Forms.
Putting things where they belong
This is the ultimate guide in creating child themes and functionality plugins so that you can edit your WordPress site without breaking anything, with examples showing you how to implement different types of changes.