Welcome to the sixteenth WordPress News Weekly post. In these weekly posts, we gather news articles from WordPress-related resources so that you can be up-to-date.
How to Fix Fatal Error: Maximum Execution Time Exceeded in WordPress
Author: Editorial Staff
The Editorial Staff at WP Beginner gives us two different ways to fix the “Maximum Execution Time Error” for WordPress. This error might happen on some web hosts.
An Introduction to WordPress Global Variables
Praveen Selvasekaran gives us the next part of his thee part series guide to WordPress global variables. This time, he explains the $post global variable/object. Take a look at the comments for an interesting discussion on whether to use, or not to use, WordPress’s global variables.
Free PSD Template for Creating a WordPress.org Plugin Banner
You can create your own banner for your WordPress plugin with this free PSD template by Ozh. As Sarah Gooding suggested, you should also take a look at Andrew Nacin‘s tips on how to create a custom icon.
Creating a Professional WordPress Development Workflow With Vagrant
Running MAMP, XXAMP or any other LAMP stack? You should take a look at Vagrant as it is looks to be the future of local WordPress (or non-WordPress) development; it only takes a few minutes to set up a Vagrant server and it is essential when working with others.
A Chat With Anders Noren on Finding Inspiration for WordPress Theme Design
Sarah Gooding had an interview with Anders Noren on how he finds inspiration for his WordPress themes.
Integrating Social Media With WordPress: The Ultimate Plugin Guide
A list of some of the best social button plugins for WordPress by Kevin Muldoon.
Creating Maintainable WordPress Meta Boxes
A tutorial on common design patterns, this time, on how to create maintainable code, the OOP (Object Oriented Programming) way.
CoursePress – Create and Sell Awesome Courses in WordPress for Free!
You can create your own online courses with this free WordPress plugin by WPMU DEV.
That just about covers it for this week’s WordPress Weekly News and Tips. If you have any questions for concerns, feel free to leave a comment below. Otherwise, you can send me a message at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for reading!