If we tell people that they don’t need to be expert developers to review themes, and that this is a good way to learn better coding practices, why don’t we do the same with design? Good design is just as subjective as code standards (in that the basics aren’t, but people like to argue about it anyway). …

Hiking at Middlesex Fells

Mel & I have been talking about “doing some nature” basically all summer— whether that was going to a beach, or taking a hike, or kayaking… and it never happened. To be fair, between WordCamps and other conferences, meetups, and work, summer was pretty busy. Now that it’s fall, and the conference circuit is slowing …

A WP-CLI command and grunt task for the Theme Check plugin

A few months ago I had the idea of creating a wp-cli command for the theme check plugin, and integrating that in with Grunt so that I could use it in my theme build process. Yesterday I sat down and pulled everything together to do just that. I’ve modified the existing Theme Check plugin to include a …