Foxhound, a JS-powered, accessibility-ready theme now available

Earlier this week, Foxhound was approved and pushed live to WordPress.org. I’ve written about it before (sort of), but this is now officially the first REST-API-powered theme on wp.org 🎉 When it comes to the REST-API, there’s a lot of focus on how it’s used by top agencies for custom apps, but that’s very niche. I […]

WordPress REST API React/Redux helpers

Over the past year+, I’ve been working in-depth with React at Automattic. I’ve also been trying to bring everything I’m learning there into WordPress themeing (since that’s a hobby of mine). Last year I posted about a simple theme, Anadama, which used the REST API plugin. With the REST API slated to be released with […]

Local Development for WordCamp Websites

An important aspect of running a WordCamp is having a good website. That’s where all your attendees, speakers, sponsors, and volunteers will interact with you before and at the event. We’re lucky to have a number of tools built into the WordCamp environment, but the “locked-down” nature of the sites can make it hard to […]