Installing Theme Unit Test Data with wp-cli

If building a theme for the wordpress.org theme repository this will almost certainly be tested. For those using WP-CLI there is a quick and easy way to install and then remove this test data. Naturally, you will need to install and setup WP-CLI before proceeding.

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Did you know you can translate WordPress.com without even leaving the page?

Yes, I wish I knew about this long long time ago, this is just fantastic! You can help translate WordPress.com into your native language without leaving the page! Using the community translator built in WordPress.com Once the translator is enabled, right-click on a highlighted string to submit a new translation: A red highlight means that a string does…

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Join Us Again for Global WordPress Translation Day

The WordPress Polyglots team is organizing the second Global WordPress Translation Day on November 12th. Everyone is invited to join – from anywhere in the world! Translating is one of the easiest ways to get involved with WordPress and contribute to the project. Global WordPress Translation Day is your chance to learn more about translating WordPress, meet…

My first contribution to WordPress core; and how you can do the same.

WordPress 4.6 was released just a few days ago. There were a lot of contributors that helped make WordPress 4.6 a reality. I’m proud to say that I was one of them. I never thought I’d be able to make the list but thanks to some help, I was able to contribute in my own…

Child Themes with wp_enqueue_style()

Using Child Themes in WordPress is a great way to modify an existing theme, however, the CSS @import directive is slower than it has to be, so you should try and avoid it. Here’s why. If it takes 200ms to load the child theme’s stylesheet, and 200ms to load the parent-theme’s CSS, a modern web…