WordPress is a handy blogging tool, a useful Content Management System or a capable web application framework. Whatever way you look at it, WordPress helps you solve problems in creative ways. In this article, I want to talk about how I approach projects and my methodology for problem-solving with WordPress. This is not an exhaustive list and one article wouldn’t do justice to the vastness of WordPress. I will try to add whatever pointers stand out among the decisions you would probably have to take.Continue reading “Thinking in WordPress”
Gutenberg is the future of WordPress, and it is just around the corner. Brace up for it by learning how to build your own custom Gutenberg block. I wrote this post for Smashing Magazine, which was published 10 days ago.Continue reading “Getting Started With Gutenberg By Creating Your Own Block”
As you work with WordPress for some time, you begin to realize WordPress is much more than a blogging tool. Sometimes, even more than a regular CMS. In this post, I will talk about the different features/add-ons of WordPress and how you can utilize them for your next problem or project. Specifically, this post comes from my experience with WordPress and what I love about the different WordPress features.Continue reading “My Favorite WordPress Features”
This is an article written by me for Smashing Magazine six days ago. It’s about building a WooCommerce-powered e-commerce app using React Native.
As web developers, you might have thought that mobile app development calls for a fresh learning curve with another programming language. Perhaps Java and Swift need to be added to your skill set to hit the ground running with both iOS and Android, and that might bog you down. Continue reading “Building Mobile Apps Using React Native And WordPress”
This is an article written by me for Smashing Magazine five days ago. It’s about building a WordPress theme and store using React.
So you’ve trained yourself as a web engineer, and now want to build a blazing fast online shop for your customers. The product list should appear in an instant, and searching should waste no more than a split second either. Is that the stuff of daydreams?
I was fortunate to attend the meetup #4 titled ‘Meta boxes and Short Codes for Theme Development’. This event was organised by the WordPress Colombo Meetup group and held on 21 July 2016 at JKCS Auditorium, Colombo.
Ever since I started out with mtwoblog.wordpress.com I have been fascinated by the whole WordPress ecosystem. Among many factors like the platform, the themes, the plugins, it also largely includes the active, growing community behind WordPress. One such community is WordPress Colombo which is essentially a group of WP enthusiasts in Sri Lanka on meetup.com.