Turbolinks and WordPress

Rails Turbolinks is pretty cool, right? I thought it would be pretty cool to use it on WordPress, too. There are probably a lot of bugs, and it probably doesn’t work well with JavaScript-heavy sites. I’ve included the jQuery compatibility layer, but it’s still not perfect. Use at your own risk. To install, just search… Continue reading Turbolinks and WordPress

Vagrant, WordPress, and Theme Development

I’ve been playing around with Vagrant recently. It really is a great tool for setting up development environments quickly and cleanly – no more local MySQL databases with 100 separate databases! There are a few ways to solve this problem that many WordPress developers have: Use WordPress Multisite mode. Regularly clean your databases up and… Continue reading Vagrant, WordPress, and Theme Development

Ruby/WordPress

Too long? tl;dr. Situation: You’re migrating a big site to WordPress. You don’t want to make 1,000+ posts manually, do you? Meet Ruby/WordPress. I’ve made a quick little Ruby gem that interfaces with your WordPress database, so you can manipulate it within Ruby. This opens up a whole world of possibilites – the most exciting… Continue reading Ruby/WordPress