The WordPress block editor (a.k.a. Gutenberg) communicates with the database via the WordPress REST API. We can read and write post meta from within the Gutenberg editor after we enable the specific post meta field in the WordPress REST API.
As a developer, I spend a lot of time going back and forth between the command line and Jira tickets. I realized that since I always include the Jira ticket identifier (e.g. `sf-123`) in the branch name (in a reliable position), I could write a git alias to open the corresponding URL. This is how I implemented this behavior.
Code to add a custom column to the WP Admin Posts listing page.
There are lots of ways to write variable names when programming. This is the list of ones I find myself using.
A non-breaking space has a unicode value of `U+00A0` (a normal space has a unicode value of `U+0020`). This is how I add this character.
These are the two ways I have used to rollback WordPress to an earlier version. Using either technique, you should make a backup copy of your files and your database first!
Recently I was talking to another developer about how to detect ‘WP_DEBUG’ being set on a WordPress installation. Here is the code I use.
While there are many ways to customization your command line prompt, one that can help readability is adding a blank line at the beginning of each prompt.