When creating a block for the WordPress block editor (a.k.a. Gutenberg), I find that most of the documentation is for class components. However, with React hooks we can use functional components. When you need to import ‘useState’ from React, you can do it as follows in a WordPress block.
An SQL injection vulnerability occurs when you use a variable in your SQL statement and someone uses the variable to add unexpected code. In this article, we’ll look at how this occurs and how to prevent it.
Recently, I was trying to update the post status of a post from ‘future’ to ‘publish’ publish` with the WordPress REST API and while the submission appeared to work, the value was not modified.
I recently learned that doing a MySQL “LIKE” with multiple strings separated with ‘%’ behaves the same as multiple “LIKE” statements.
You can make WordPress REST API calls from the browser console. Here is one way I work with WordPress REST API endpoints in the browser using jQuery.
You can set Git to preview all of the changes in your commit when you write your commit message. I find this to be a big help in writing my commits (and reminds me to keep the changes in my commits small).
Vim allows you to run all (or some) of your content through an external program. In this case, we want to use Python to format (i.e. pretty print) our JSON with ‘python -m json.tool’. We an also setup a Vim user defined command to reduce typing (and make it easier to remember).
Git version 2.23.0 is introduced a new command ‘git switch’. This command does a subset of what ‘git checkout’ does (because ‘git checkout’ does so many different things).