Category: WordPress

Monetize All the Things

Was a pleasure today to speak about how Condé Nast is making money using third-party distribution services. The presentation was recorded, and I’ll update this post when it goes live. Slides can be found below. Monetize All the Things from Jake Spurlock Advertisements

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What the WordPress REST API Means for Javascript Developers

What the WordPress REST API Means for Javascript Developers from Jake Spurlock Pumped to be speaking at the OpenWest about WordPress, and specifically the REST API. I actually spoke at this same event 7 years ago, when it was the Utah Open Source conference. Glad to be back, and thanks to Victor Villa and Steve […]

Building Javascript Apps with the WordPress JSON API

I had the great fortune to speak at LoopConf this last weekend among a fantastic group of people about the WordPress JSON API, and how we are using it to build new apps at WIRED. Building Javascript Apps with the WordPress JSON API – LoopConf 2015 from Jake Spurlock Slides can also be downloaded here Building Javascript […]

The CMS

One of my favorite things about WordPress is its extensibility. We’re on the same platform today as yesterday, but have built new tools for writers and editors. Featured and pinned articles get expiration dates, so editors don’t have to go back and manually un-feature things. Selecting a post layout is as simple as clicking a button. Automated resizing […]

Raptorize This

An awesome jQuery plugin that unleahes a Raptor of Jurassic proportions… Well, technically it’s Cretaceous proportions, but we’ll let that slide for now. WE’VE ALL BEEN HERE BEFORE… You’re sitting at your desk, coding up a 500 page site, knee-deep in Extreme Cheddar Doritos sipping on a liter of Code Red Mountain Dew when you realize…this page […]