Read How To Add a Class to a Single Post in WordPress by Tom McFarlin (tommcfarlin.com)
As I’ve continued to work on the theme that I’m planning to use after Standard (and that I’ hoping to begin dogfooding within the next month or so), there have been a couple of features that I’ve wanted to implement for the sake of styling. For example, there are times where I want to be abl...
This was useful in my microformats project for the Twentyfifteen theme modifications today.
Read Lessons Learned by Stepping Outside WordPress Comfort Zone (WordPress Tavern)
It was late summer in 2018. I was an aging developer who wasn’t quite sure where I fit into the WordPress world anymore. I had spent over a decade learning the ins and outs of the platform th…
Some generally useful web development and growth advice here.
Replied to The future of the web, isn't the web by Terence Eden (shkspr.mobi)
My friends, and former employers, at the Government Digital Service have written a spectacularly good blog post "Making GOV.UK more than a website". In it, they describe how adding Schema.org markup to their website has allowed search engines to extract semantic content and display it to a user. For...
This reminds me of Drew McLellan’s talk from 2006 Can Your Website be Your API? or Jeremy Keith’s slightly more recent talk The Spirit Of The Web from 2012 which I’d listened to recently.

I like the idea of experimenting into some of these new areas, but I’m worried about who owns some of these gateways and how they treat the data–both from the perspective of the site owners as well as from the users who are encouraged to access data through them. How do our power structures change based these new modalities? Is it responsible?

Read Who sponsors Drupal development? (2018-2019 edition) by Dries BuytaertDries Buytaert (dri.es)
An in-depth analysis of how Drupal's development was sponsored between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.
I love the depth and reflection Dries puts into this report. Having recently watched the State of the Word for WordPress, I wonder if WordPress publishes these sorts of numbers and analysis? Could they in the future?
Read No, Absolutely Not by Robin RendleRobin Rendle (CSS-Tricks)
I think the difference between a junior and senior front-end developer isn't in their understanding or familiarity with a particular tech stack, toolchain, or whether they can write flawless code. Instead, it all comes down to this: how they push back against bad ideas.
Read cPanel unleashes price hikes on its most dense customers by Richard SpeedRichard Speed (The Register)
Yeah - because hardware is better these days, we're going to need to charge you more. Much, much more...
cPanel has dropped a bombshell on its customers with a price hike for its services that has left some running for the door marked exit.
This must be why I saw Tim tweet this a few days ago:

👓 How To Make Your WordPress Admin Columns Sortable | Rachel Cherry

Read How To Make Your WordPress Admin Columns Sortable by Rachel CherryRachel Cherry (bamadesigner.com)
Custom WordPress admin columns can be pretty helpful for quickly viewing, and managing, your content from the main edit screen. So why not take the action up a notch by making your columns sortable?
I know that David Shanske has some work like this on his roadmaps for some of the IndieWeb plugin back ends, so I’m tagging him in the offhand chance that he can swipe some code and borrow the examples.

👓 12 Best WordPress Books for Learning the Platform | Beaver Builder

Read 12 Best WordPress Books for Learning the Platform (Beaver Builder)
If you're new to WordPress, there are a lot of resources that can help. Let's explore twelve of the best books on the market for learning WordPress!
A few interesting things in here. I particularly like the idea that all of them are more recent/modern.

📑 Using File Manager for Image Changes | Extend Activity Bank

Annotated Using File Manager for Image Changes (Extend Activity Bank)
When I reload my site in a web browser, I should now see my new image in the background:  
but be sure to delete your cache!

🔖 Pravatar – CC0 Avatar Placeholder

Bookmarked Pravatar by Simon AsikaSimon Asika (pravatar.cc)
CC0 Avatar placeholders
This is a pretty slick little tool for generating random avatars when necessary.

Just to try it out, I’m using it for Simon’s avatar on this page, so refreshing the page should automatically change it.

🔖 http://oldweb.today/

Bookmarked oldweb-today/netcapsule (GitHub)
Browse old web pages the old way with virtual browsers in the browser
Hat tip: