Ahmad Awais




WordPress Is Like Your Clothes!

People often wonder, why WordPress gets so many updates so often.Β Many people I meet who actually consider this a bad thing. Recently, at a meetup, a group of students came up to me, worried sick. They wanted to use WordPress for their software engineering final years’ project. Though, they were not as comfortable with WordPress as [...]

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New WordPress Plugin Repo Surprised Me!

I am a WordPress plugin developer. While I have written many plugins for WordPress and shared them on GitHub, I also host 12 plugins on the WordPress.org/PluginsΒ repository β€” with more thanΒ 400kΒ total downloads. A few days ago the new WordPress plugin repo went live, and I along with many other developers got surprised by that. I was [...]

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WordPress Editor: What Needs To Change!

Matt said the Editor would be more blocks like and Weston suggested the JS Widgets can be a real contender for this kinda thing. I agree with him on that. I think there are many ways we can tackle the editor upgrade. But even before we jump to any kind of conclusions, it is important to review what are we going to improve. You see, things [...]

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Building A New WordPress Editor!

This is going to be an extra short post and I plan to come back to it write more about my plans. Last year in September, I started building a new WordPress Editor. Here’s a gif to get you all excited about it and stuff. New WordPress Editor?# Gif orΒ did not happen! Sure! ? Last year in Sep, I started working on a new #WordPress Editor. [...]

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