This last Saturday, I was invited, at our local WordPress Meetup Lahore, to speak. It took me a week (which is quite normal) to understand what kind of audience would be there. I am a Full Stack WordPress developer, which means there were a number of topics that I could talk about. But, what good a talk would do if the majority didn't understand [...]Ahmad Awais
I am a Full Stack WordPress Developer, Regular WP Core Contributor, and an accidental writer. I love to create optimised but advanced workflows to produce professional Open Source software. Nice to meet you!
My take on the all new WordPress.com's Calypso and how I think I predicted it. There are a few more predictions in there about The Next WordPress™ and why I feel it's the best way forward.Ahmad Awais
CF7 Customizer is an intuitive plugin to design your contact forms via WordPress live customizer, right at the front-end. Cherry on the top, it will be free forever.Ahmad Awais
We are at the verge of HTTP/2 being introduced as a new standard. If you develop WP Themes being a front-end developer, you need to read this. Hacks and performance fixes which we had for HTTP 1.1 will actually slow down your theme's page loading speed in HTTP/2.Ahmad Awais
If you are an absolute beginner when it comes to Gulp, you might want to read Introducing WPGulp: An Easy to Use WordPress Gulp Boilerplate. Moreover, this post is just an article, which hasn’t been updated in a long time. I maintain this workflow under WPGulp repository. I suggest you all to read this post to get an idea and use WPGulp [...]Ahmad Awais
Being a beginner at web development in 2015 may not be the best thing. Confusion, decision-making, marketers, the good, the bad and the ugly.Ahmad Awais
Today when I had to create a child theme, I thought of creating a boilerplate first, in accordance to DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself) philosophy. So, there you go, a WordPress child theme boilerplate was born and the only parent (me) chose to call it _child.Ahmad Awais