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David Aguilera

  • Pseudo-Elements and Pseudo-Classes in CSS

    Pseudo-Elements and Pseudo-Classes in CSS

    CSS has evolved a lot during the past few years. It’s now possible to layout and style pages using simple and clean HTML structures. Learn what pseudo-classes and pseudo-elements are and get the most out of them!

  • Introduction to React, part 4

    Introduction to React, part 4

    React components render the UI and WordPress’ Redux-based stores keep track of your app’s state. Learn how to combine them so that UI displays and updates your app’s state.

  • Introduction to React, part 3

    Introduction to React, part 3

    Redux help you separate the state of your application from the UI. WordPress implements its own Redux flavour with “stores.” Learn everything you need to know about them.

  • Introduction to React, part 2

    Introduction to React, part 2

    A component is a pure function that takes some props and generates HTML. If you want your component to be reactive, some of its props have to be functions that modify your app’s state when invoked.

  • Introduction to React, part 1

    Introduction to React, part 1

    React is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces. It lets you compose complex UIs from small and isolated pieces of code called “components.” Learn all the basics in this series.

  • How to Create a Settings Page in WordPress

    How to Create a Settings Page in WordPress

    Do you want to add a custom settings page in your WordPress plugin? In this post you’ll learn how to use the Settings API properly!

  • How to Use Conditional Tags in WordPress

    How to Use Conditional Tags in WordPress

    WordPress’ conditional tags are a set of functions that help you check certain properties or conditions of the content your visitors request.

  • How to Add a Button to the Gutenberg Editor using @wordpress/scripts

    How to Add a Button to the Gutenberg Editor using @wordpress/scripts

    Tutorial on how to extend the block editor using all the new features WordPress offers. In particular, we’ll see how @wordpress/scripts makes things extremely easy.

  • Finding the Culprit of High CPU Usage in our WordPress Server

    Finding the Culprit of High CPU Usage in our WordPress Server

    If your hosting provider tells you that your server has a high CPU usage, you probably have a problem. This is what we did to find the culprit when we ran into this problem.

  • How to Create and Use WordPress Custom Fields

    How to Create and Use WordPress Custom Fields

    Users can easily extend WordPress. One of the methods it includes for doing so are custom fields. Learn how to create and use them in this post.

  • How to Create and Customize WordPress Excerpts

    How to Create and Customize WordPress Excerpts

    WordPress excerpts display a summary of our posts. Learn how you can craft your own excerpts with Gutenberg or, even better, how you can customize automatic excerpts with some code.

  • Reyes Martínez—WProfessional of the Month

    Reyes Martínez—WProfessional of the Month

    Reyes is part of Frontity, a Spanish company that has created an open source framework for building React-based websites with WordPress. Don’t miss their story!