Contributing to WordPress Core for Absolute Beginners

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At my company Make Do we only develop websites and applications with WordPress. However I have never made a submission to WordPress Core, that is, until today. This blog post details my first experience of contributing to WordPress Core, and hopefully it will provide a little help for any other budding contributors. Don’t get me wrong, at Make…

Starting your own Business and the Law

Andrea Cropley Stood in-front of the 'Founders Network' sign

This week I delved into the legal side of starting your own business, by attending the “Founders Network Masterclass on Legals” event, superbly put together by Tech North. The event was held at the Chimney House, Kelham Island, Sheffield. A cozy little building that I haven’t been to since I wrote a report about the River Don Engine on a school trip…

Creating a Custom CMB2 Link Picker Control for WordPress

Creating a Custom CMB2 Control

In this tutorial I will look at how you can create a custom control to extend the functionality of CMB2 (Custom Meta Boxes 2) by WebDevStudios. At Make Do we only develop websites (and web applications) with the WordPress CMS (Content Management System), and when a new project lands you can guarantee that there will be a requirement for us to…