Stepping Outside the Bubble

On August 15th, 2015, Vancouver hosted another WordCamp. This year was not developer-centric, although with two talks always running, the talks on the 8th floor were nearly all developer focused. It was a pleasure to see talks dealing with the upcoming ECMAScript 6, HHVM, the REST API + Angular.js, and load/stress testing your site. One … Continued

Upping PHP Requirements in Your WordPress Themes and Plugins

There has been talk for a while now about the PHP requirements of WordPress. WordPress still supports PHP 5.2.4, however, PHP 5.2 was deprecated on January 6, 2011, over 4 years ago as of the time of this writing. PHP 5.3 was deprecated August 14, 2014. Why is WordPress continuing to support such antiquated versions … Continued

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