July 2020 Developer Meetup

We did more show & tell at our July Meetup.

Mark shared an awesome example of knockout text. (Gist) (CSS Tricks)

Merrill shared an interactive SVG project.

Ryan shared this SVG snippet:

function hb_the_svg( $filename ) {
      $file = get_stylesheet_directory() . '/assets/images/' . $filename . '.svg';
      // @codingStandardsIgnoreStart
      echo file_get_contents( $file );
      // @codingStandardsIgnoreEnd

      return file_exists( $file );

SVGO (node.js tool) or SVGOMG (Web tool)

Ryan shared some custom scripts he’s written for use with Pantheon to create a new site (using terminus) and create new ACF modules.

WordPress REST API: best way to call it for performance – on the front end or the back end? If you do it on the backend, you can cache the data or store it in a transient.


Gravity Forms 2.5 Beta, Top Features, and FAQ

Styling select menus

Native lazy loading – Can I Use and MDN. WordPress will support lazy loading in the next version.

Changelog podcast, specifically Big updates in Safari 14.

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