Unit-testing with mocks in WordPress

16 October 2019 | Alexander

Unit-testing your WordPress plugin can be challenging. Luckily there are tools out there making it a lot easier. In this post, we will be covering the following tools: PHPUnit, Mockery and BrainMonkey. Together these tools can be a powerful tool to ensure the technical quality of your plugin. Before we started using these tools at »

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Unit-testing with mocks in WordPress


Using the WordPress JavaScript APIs for fun and profit part four – Using the core/editor store in your plugin

2 October 2019 | Jimmy Comack

Welcome to part four of our series on using the WordPress JavaScript API’s, in which we explore the API’s that were introduced in WordPress 5.0 and how we can use them to better integrate with other plugins, in a reliable and safe way. In the previous chapter, we migrated over from our own bare bone »

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Using the WordPress JavaScript APIs for fun and profit part four – Using the core/editor store in your plugin



Why your websites’ code structure matters

4 September 2019 | Josee Wouters

When you’re creating your own WordPress theme or adapting an existing theme, pay attention to your code structure and semantics. This will benefit your website greatly: it improves your SEO because search engines know better what to expect on your site. It will also improve your site’s accessibility: meaning that people who use assistive technologies, »

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Why your websites’ code structure matters

When to use toggle switches? The process of discovering and establishing a reusable design pattern

28 August 2019 | 1 Comment | Kai van Grunsven

Design patterns Over a short period of two years, the UX department at Yoast has grown from one UX designer to the current UX team of four designers. In the early days, we were used to making UX decisions based on gut feeling and common sense. At times, these designs worked out well, but sometimes »

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