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Gulp 4.0.0 With Nodejs, Imagemin, Browsersync, Sass, Sourcemaps, Cleancss & More
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Gulp 4.0 & NodeJS, ImageMin, BrowserSync, SASS, SourceMaps, CleanCSS & More

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube Gulp 4.0.0 is the current version of Gulp and with the update, significant changes have been made. This article will provide you with the code featured in the video on YouTube. Package.json Code { “name”: “dev-gulp”, “version”: “1.0.0”, “description”: “Gulp for DevWP WordPress Development Training Theme”, “author”: “PixemWeb”, “license”: “GPL-3.0”, “devDependencies”: Read full article…

Wordpress 5.0 Aka Gutenberg – December 6th 2018 Release Date
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WordPress 5.0 aka Gutenberg – December 6th 2018 Release Date

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube WordPress 5.0 aka Gutenberg is now scheduled to be released on Thursday, December 6th 2018. That’s right, Gutenberg is almost here. Are you ready for this major update to the most popular blogging and website creation tool used by over 32% of modern websites online? Over the past few months, I Read full article…

The Wordpress Loop & How To Customize The Loop
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The WordPress Loop & How To Customize The Loop

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube WordPress makes it extremely easy to create content on your website and blog. All you have to do is log into your WordPress Powered Website, head over to the Add New Post and start blogging away. The Actual Steps of crafting your blog post are as follows: (I know, you already Read full article…

Does A Web Developer Need A Computer Science Degree?
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Does a Web Developer Need a Computer Science Degree?

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube Web design and Development as a service has grown over the years. Especially since access to tutorials on How To Code, has flourished. People have started to learn how to code either as a hobby or with the goal of starting a new business. What once seemed only doable by those Read full article…

Learn How To Code 10x Faster
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Learn How To Code 10X Faster – Tips from a Full Stack Web Developer

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube Learning to code can be one of the most difficult, yet rewarding decisions a person can make. The world around us is changing at a rapid pace, primarily because of our technological advances. Everything around us is connected in some way, to the internet and has a built in processor which Read full article…

Troubleshooting Wordpress – Error Establishing Database Connection
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Troubleshooting WordPress – Error Establishing Database Connection

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube WordPress is an amazing Content Management System that uses a database management system called MySQL or MariaDB. But if you’ve surfed the web, you’ve probably come across the Error Establishing a Database Connection. Sometimes database’s can get corrupted, run into issues or your server can get overloaded. There are numerous reasons Read full article…

Microsoft Buys Github For $7.5 Billion – Is Wordpress Next?
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Microsoft Buys GitHub for $7.5 Billion – Is WordPress Next?

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube Another Multi-Billion Dollar Purchase by Microsoft This past week has been good for Microsoft. With the latest reports highlighting the company’s value at $753 Billion which makes it one of the most valuable companies in the world (it’s been at the top for almost my entire life) and it’s purchase of Read full article…

Yoast Seo Update Causes Search Rankings To Drop In Google
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Yoast SEO Update Causes Search Rankings to Drop in Google

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube Have you heard the Latest SEO News? The number one SEO plugin for WordPress, Yoast SEO, accidently created a bug in the 7.0 update which caused some websites and blogs to tank in the search results. How did this happen to the Premiere SEO Plugin? Mistakes happen, especially when major updates Read full article…

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GDPR & WordPress – Is Your Website Ready?

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube Is your Website GDPR Compliant? GDPR aka General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect today, May 25, 2018. You might have heard about this over the past few weeks as you’ve opened up your email to find numerous updates to privacy policies. So the question is what should you focus on Read full article…

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How To Use The Duplicator WordPress Migration & Backup Plugin

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube As a WordPress Developer, I’m always creating new websites for myself and clients. Part of my workflow is I first create the website on my local development environment. I choose or code the theme, install the plugins I’ll be using on the live website along with some development focused plugins and Read full article…

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What To Look For in a WordPress Theme – A Developers Perspective

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube My Thoughts on Choosing a WordPress Theme Choosing a WordPress Theme can be difficult with all the options available. In the video above which is from my YouTube Channel, I share my thinking of what people should look for in a WordPress Theme. When choosing a WordPress Theme, you have literally, Read full article…

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Freelancing as a Web Developer in 2018

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube In this article and video, I talk about Freelancing as a Web Developer in 2018. I cover some of the most important topics a freelancer has to consider, the pros and cons, along with some of my tips and advice from my years working as a full time freelance web developer Read full article…

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Should you learn WordPress in 2018?

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube This question seems to come up every single year because people want to know if WordPress is here to stay. The basis of this article, is whether or not a person should consider becoming a WordPress designer, developer or consultant. As a freelance WordPress developer, I spend a significant amount of Read full article…

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Top 10 Programming Languages to Learn

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube So You Want to Be a Programmer? If the idea of sitting with your laptop and typing away cryptic code at what seems like the speed of light peaks your interest, then you just might have the programmers bug. The question then becomes what language should you learn? There are more Read full article…

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Two WordPress Updates in 24 Hours 4.9.3 to 4.9.4 What Happened?

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube As many of you might have noticed, this week we had two updates to WordPress from 4.9.2 to 4.9.3 and then in less than 24 hours 4.9.4 was rushed out. Why did we have two updates back to back? WordPress 4.9.3 This update resolved 34 bugs in WordPress 4.9 including fixes Read full article…

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Top 10 WordPress Plugins 2018

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube The Best of the Best, WordPress Plugins 2018 One of the greatest things about WordPress is the sheer number of themes and plugins available, for free, on the official WordPress website. There are tens of thousands of free plugins that empower you to extend the functionality of your website with features Read full article…

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WP Optimize vs WP Sweep vs Optimize Database vs Advanced Database Cleaner

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube WordPress Database Optimization Plugins, faceoff! Having a well optimized database is extremely important for those who own and manage dynamic websites. Fortunately with WordPress, there are several really good WordPress Database Optimization Plugins that do a really good job of making the whole process, easy. In this post and the video Read full article…

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How To Test Your Website in Different Browsers and Mobile Devices

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube If you’re a web designer, developer or site/blog owner, making sure your website looks good and consistent on all web browsers and on all devices whether it’s a smart phone, tablet, laptop or desktop, should be a top priority. While native apps on mobile devices have been in direct competition with Read full article…

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How To Prepare Your WordPress Website for 2018 – Speed Security SEO Social Media & Email

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube It’s amazing that 2017 is already coming to an end. The count down begins and next thing you know, we will be diving right into 2018. So what should you do for your WordPress Website to get it prepared for the upcoming year? There are a number of things that you Read full article…

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How to Add a Custom YouTube Video Header in your WordPress Theme

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube Have you thought about using a YouTube Video as a Custom Header on your WordPress Powered Website? The basic steps are you would go to: Appearance then Customize then proceed to the Header Section and place the URL to the YouTube Video you want to display. Seems easy enough right? Well, Read full article…

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DevWP Update- WordPress Development Training Theme

Subscribe PixemWeb on YouTube Watch the YouTube Video Above As a WordPress Developer, it’s important that you keep your code up to date. The reason is simple, you want to make sure that you’re theme continues to work with WordPress and in all modern web browsers. Also, people may be using your theme on their Read full article…

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