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 …

Local Development for WordCamp Websites

Note from 11/2019 — this approach should still work, but the recommended WordCamp.org dev environment has shifted to use docker instead of the full VVV + meta environment setup. There are instructions in the .docker folder in the repo. Join us in #meta-wordcamp on slack if you have questions 🙂 An important aspect of running …

More theme statistics from wordpress.org

[Part One: Funny observations from the themes on wordpress.org] Last time, I was trying to find some metric to give me “good” themes, and ended up looking at downloads vs ratings. That didn’t really give me anything I wanted— with no way of knowing when a theme was uploaded, I couldn’t really average out the downloads, and …