A Personal Note as WordPress Celebrates 10 Years

WordPress is ten years old. It’s been wildly successful and that’s putting it mildly. To celebrate, MarketPress released an interesting infographic. I think the most amazing figure mentioned here is the amount of code that has gone into WordPress. It’s over 200 thousand lines, which they estimate to equate to about 52 years worth of …

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Differences between using get_post() and WP_Query()

WordPress gives developers a number of ways to grab post content from the database. A lot has been written about the differences between using query_posts(), get_posts() and WP_Query, with WP_query being generally favored in most situations. But there is another method called get_post() which can fetch content for a single post, page or custom post …

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Backbone.js And WordPress Resources

Backbone is a very popular lightweight javascript framework which greatly simplifies and structures complex javascript in websites and especially (web) applications. A lot of high performance websites now rely on backbone.js and underscore.js (a dependency of Backbone), from single page web apps to websites that have a lot of client side functionality. WordPress is becoming …

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