Over the past couple of days I have been helping to contribute to the WP-API Meta Endpoints feature plugin. It has been a great experience and has taught me a lot about the WordPress REST API, Unit Tests and GitHub. Continue reading “WordPress REST API Meta Endpoints”
Get Notified is a simple to use notification plugin that notifies you of certain WordPress events. It helps users know when certain events happen on their site. For now, the plugin simply sends a notification via email or a message to a Slack channel when a post changes status (i.e. publish, pending, draft, trash). I hope that others help contribute to this project to expand it and grow the number of integrations and WordPress events. Continue reading “Get Notified WordPress Plugin”
I created a simple Hello World plugin that adds a new WordPress REST API Endpoint to your site. You can visit the repo here and please contribute if you want to, even though there is not much to contribute to 😉
Ever since the 4.4 WordPress release laid down the scaffolding for the REST API there has been a need for easy user authentication. Users needed to access the REST API without having to use their own admin login passwords as well as the ability to stop access with a specific password if it became compromised. One such solution is the WordPress Application Passwords plugin. Continue reading “WordPress Application Passwords”
I have been looking through Calypso a lot recently and I love how all of the HTTP requests are logged to console so that developers can see exactly what requests are taking place. Since Calypso is built on Node.js they have the ability to use any node module they want and they chose to use morgan. Continue reading “Calypso HTTP Request Logging”
I have been wanting to become more involved with WordPress core by contributing code or documentation but it has been a little bit more overwhelming than I first thought.
At the time of writing this post I would not consider myself an active contributor but rather someone who is jut staring out trying to become a great contributor. I am not really sure how to do this but I will share what I have learned so far so maybe you can not be so overwhelmed. Continue reading “Contributing to WordPress Core”