Maintainable Ways to Set Up WordPress Hooks

What Are Hooks? In WordPress, we’re encouraged to use their hooks and filters. So what are they? Basically, they allow one to plug custom functionality into WordPress at predefined points of execution. I’m sure you’ve seen them; ever dealt with add_action(“init”, ‘setup_theme_plugins’); ? That’s a way of telling WordPress, “When you get to the ‘init’ […]

Environment Configuration for WordPress and Drupal

What is Multi-Stage Configuration? When I first started web development, the idea of multi-stage configuration of websites was very foreign to me. What is it? According to Capistrano, the most popular Ruby Gem for application deployment, “[multi-stage] allows [one] to use a different deployment strategy for different scenarios.”  Basically, it allows you to have multiple configurations […]