Tracking usage of your WordPress plugins.

Analytics data are an important success factor for any plugin. Understanding how people are using your plugin is essential. Unfortunately WordPress does not provide an easy way to track usage statistics of plugins, this is where my library comes to the rescue. Thanks to the integration with Keen.io you can now start tracking data from your own plugins.

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Author's profile picture Alessandro Tesoro

Simplifying repetitive tasks with the Codeless library

How do you deal with daily repetitive tasks such as add_action(), add_filter(), admin notices, etc.. in your WordPress projects? Probably by manually rewriting the same things over and over again like I did. Wouldn't it be nice if you could reduce the amount of code you had to write for those tasks?

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Author's profile picture Alessandro Tesoro

More efficient Gruntfile management

Imagine you’re working on a project and you have a series of tasks that you regularly perform. Examples of such tasks could be concatenation and minification. Grunt aims to speed up such tasks ( plus many more ) and automate them for you.

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Author's profile picture Alessandro Tesoro

Custom PHP class to develop a settings panel for WordPress

Today I’m releasing a custom PHP class that I built for working with the WordPress settings API. It’s called wp-tidy-settings.

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Author's profile picture Alessandro Tesoro

My atom packages for web development

During my 6+ years of coding I’ve changed quite a few code editors. In the early days when I started web development I used Dreamweaver. As I started to learn more about web development, I quickly realized Dreamweaver wasn’t good anymore.

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Author's profile picture Alessandro Tesoro

Use WP-CLI to generate random users

I’ve been working on WP User Manager for nearly a year now ( first code commit was February 17 2015 ). During development I quickly started running into those things that add up to a lot of time wasted.

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Author's profile picture Alessandro Tesoro

The drawbacks of being a freelancer

I’ve been a freelancer for 6 years now, which thinking about it is quite a long time given my young age. Long enough to get a taste of what the pros and cons are.

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Author's profile picture Alessandro Tesoro

Installing WP-CLI on Mac OS X with MAMP

As a WordPress developer I find myself continuously installing, deleting and updating many WordPress installations on my local development environment. This is where WP-CLI comes handy. WP-CLI is a simple command line tool that helps you in managing WordPress installations and perform many WordPress related tasks like installing, updating, exporting and much more.

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Author's profile picture Alessandro Tesoro