Justin Tadlock

Have you ever heard of that “JSON REST API” thing folks in the WordPress community seem to be talking about, looked around endlessly for a decent explanation, and finally gave up, muttering “WTF?!?” at the computer screen? Fear no more. Brian Krogsgard has you covered with the only explanation that, you know, actually makes some kind of sense in that sort of human logic that we tend to like when someone explains something to us.

Forum Preview #4: Featured Images

I just added featured image support to forums in the new forum plugin I’m building. Loads of other improvements have worked their way in, but it’s nice to be able to spruce the page up a bit with…

I’ll be doing a live AMA (Ask Me Anything) on WPChat later today at 7 p.m. EST (UTC -05:00). That’s when the main event happens. However, it will be kept open for another 24-36 hours for people from different time zones. You can read more about it on the WPChat Thread.

Forum Preview #3: User Directory

The above is a quick screenshot of the user directory for the forum plugin I’m building. Each column item is clickable so that you can drill down even more.

Quick forum preview

Forum front page display This is just a quick preview of the forum plugin I’m working on. I thought it was about time to start sharing what I’ve been up to over the last couple of months.

Misconceptions about the Hybrid Core framework

Yesterday, WPMU DEV published an article on WordPress theme frameworks, calling it the ultimate guide to choosing one. I was happy to find that my own Hybrid Core Framework was listed among some great projects. It even garnered some nice…

Loading parent styles for child themes

In the past week, an interesting discussion has started on how best to handle stylesheets in child themes. The discussion has centered around the best method for loading a parent theme stylesheet via a child theme. Morten Rand-Hendriksen kicked off…

Why I haven't blogged much this year

“When are you going to write some new WordPress tutorials?” people ask. I’ve been getting emails off and on this year about why I haven’t blogged as much. Generally, when I haven’t blogged in a while, it…

Why God made grandmas

Granny Working Ready For The Oven Fresh Biscuits Biscuits and Gravy Because of a Twitter conversation this morning, I had a hankering for some good ol’ Southern biscuits. And, like everyone knows, no one does it better than Granny (a…