Site-Specific Plugins: When, Why, and How To Use Them in WordPress

If you’ve ever built your own Wordpress theme (or customized/added to someone else’s), you’re almost certainly familiar with the functions.php file. In many cases, this file (included with each theme) can be an excellent place to write some PHP snippets which affect the behavior of your site. But it is not always the best place to place PHP snippets, and here’s why.

Why I Use WordPress (But Maybe You Shouldn't)

Web developers and agencies love to argue over what content management system (CMS) is best, and the name that comes up more than anything else is Wordpress. This website is powered by Wordpress. But should yours be?