Coding Standards an Best Practices !important;

Jonathan Desrosiers — Code can be a beautiful symphony, but it can also be a complete nightmare. The experience of hopping into someone else’s code can sometimes resemble trying to read their mind. Best practices & coding standards are here to help. Utilizing these standards allows you to take advantage of many benefits (including saving […]

Magnetic Headlines That Get More Clicks

Tom Shapiro — Out of every ten visitors to your blog, eight will read the headline yet only two will read the actual post itself. Learn to turn these numbers around through the crafting of can’t-miss headlines that drive clicks. Uncover ways to communicate more effectively through your headlines to the subconscious mind of your […]

Introducing Mesh & Releasing Your First Plugin on WordPress.org

Aaron Ware Mesh is yet another page builder, but simplified. Get the most flexibility to display content by adding multiple content sections within Pages, Posts, or Custom Post Types. Efficient and unobtrusive, Mesh was designed to simply extend the functionality of the normal page editor within WordPress to provide the flexibility of building pages in […]

Design from the Content Out

John Eckman “Content precedes design. Design in the absence of content is not design, it’s decoration.” – Jeffrey Zeldman We’ve all heard that content is king, yet when it comes to designing web experiences we’re still stuck with lorem ipsum and placeholder images, as though the real content didn’t matter. We’re still designing web experiences […]

Good Design: The Gateway to a Better Business

Mel Choyce Good design is an expectation in today’s business landscape, but not everyone has access to an experienced designer. With a few tips and tricks, anyone can make a clean website or product that looks professional. Whether you’re a business owner, freelancer, or a jack-of-all trades, you’ll be able to pick up some rudimentary […]

Easily Implement Webfonts Using MyFonts Plugin

James Minior and Mark Berube MyFonts has created a plugin for implementing webfonts from our site, myfonts.com. It’s a beta release right now, and we’re interested in WP Boston’s feedback on it. We’ll discuss webfonts and typography then give a demo on the WP-plugin. Bios James Minior is a Technical Support specialist at MyFonts. As […]

Self Hosting Beyond Your WP Website

Jim Reevior Self hosting WordPress offers more freedom and flexibility than using WordPress.com, but there are still restrictions. With the dropping prices and increasing performance of Virtual Private Servers, self hosting not just your website, but your entire server is quite possible. Jim will talk about why you should consider self hosting from the server […]