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Bookmarked: https://torquemag.io/2016/11/singletons-wordpress-good-evil/. “Singletons are useful, but they …

Bookmarked: https://torquemag.io/2016/11/singletons-wordpress-good-evil/.

Singletons are useful, but they reduce flexibility and therefore should be used sparingly. EDD is a great example. There is one main singleton that houses all the other “main” instances, of the other classes, without having to use a singleton on every one of those other classes.

Singletons In WordPress: Good Or Evil? | @thetorquemag
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Bookmarked: https://wptavern.com/automatic-theme-and-plugin-updates-slated-for-wordpress-5-5. I’ve been doing this—fully automatic updates—for …

Bookmarked: https://wptavern.com/automatic-theme-and-plugin-updates-slated-for-wordpress-5-5.

I’ve been doing this—fully automatic updates—for a very long time—for sites that do not have a gazillion horrible, “premium” plugins installed—using a simple cron task and WP-CLI.

Automatic Theme and Plugin Updates Slated for WordPress 5.5
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Bookmarked: https://wptavern.com/key-takeaways-from-the-first-future-of-themes-meeting. “Global Styles” does feel an awful …

Bookmarked: https://wptavern.com/key-takeaways-from-the-first-future-of-themes-meeting.

“Global Styles” does feel an awful lot like the Theme Options pages of horrible “premium” themes.

[T]heme authors who build hyper-detailed designs, [may] be cringing at the thought.

Key Takeaways From the First ‘Future of Themes’ Meeting
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Bookmarked: https://wptavern.com/gutenberg-7-2-adds-long-awaited-multi-button-block-and-gallery-image-size-option. This would enable my tiny lightbox …

Bookmarked: https://wptavern.com/gutenberg-7-2-adds-long-awaited-multi-button-block-and-gallery-image-size-option.

This would enable my tiny lightbox solution to do its thing, too.

Users can [now] also add a link for the image in the media & text block.

Gutenberg 7.2 Adds Long-Awaited Multi-Button Block and Gallery Image Size Option
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Bookmarked: https://wptavern.com/landing-kit-for-wordpress-maps-any-post-or-page-to-a-custom-domain. Didn’t immediately grasp its use, but …

Bookmarked: https://wptavern.com/landing-kit-for-wordpress-maps-any-post-or-page-to-a-custom-domain.

Didn’t immediately grasp its use, but I guess such a plugin would “allow users to quickly build single-page sites” on top of one and the same WordPress install.

Landing Kit for WordPress Maps Any Post or Page to a Custom Domain
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Handy links to WordPress’s PHP coding (https://make.wordpress.org/core/handbook/best-practices/coding-standards/php/) and …

Handy links to WordPress’s PHP coding (https://make.wordpress.org/core/handbook/best-practices/coding-standards/php/) and documentation (https://make.wordpress.org/core/handbook/best-practices/inline-documentation-standards/php/) standards. (You’d be surprised by the number of WordPress developers that have yet to read these.)

PHP Documentation Standards
make.wordpress.org