Check out the demo plugin on https://github.com/jonathanbardo/WC-Codeception-Demo
Getting up and running with Codeception tests locally in Chrome, Firefox or BrowserStack you need to be able to run your site locally first (take a look at Laravel Valet, it’s fast and requires almost no configurations).
Here are the requirements for mac:
- Java 1.8
- WP-CLI (latest version)
- Composer (latest version)
- Selenium server
brew install selenium-server-standalone && brew services start selenium-server-standalone
- Chrome driver
brew install chromedriver && brew services start chromedriver
Once everything is installed, you need to create a new composer.json (or merge an existing one) with the following requirements:
After this file is created, you can run
composer install and composer will take care of downloading all dependencies for you.
Here is a sample plugin to help you get started. You can copy the
codeception.yml file and the
tests/codeception directory into your own plugin or theme and use that as a template.
You are ready to run
wp codeception run --debug at the root of your directory!
Here is a small function I’ve growed to use when I built a WordPress plugin or site for myself. This could eventually be in core one day if WordPress would raise the minimum requirement of PHP to 5.3.
On a sidenote, we could also finally use namespaces…
Building a simple but highly flexible contact & social widget that works well in the customizer is hard. This was our core philosophy while working on the version 1 of this plugin and I do hope it proves useful for many people out there. Please check out for new features and releases in the coming weeks.
Here is a screenshot of the contact widget as of version 1.0.0 (note that you can reorder most fields using simple drag and drop. This works on mobile as well.)
Mentionable is a plugin I’ve engineered (with all other amazing talent at XWP) while working on the 56th Grammy’s website. It allows you to link content inline using the familiar “@mention” syntax.
To read the full review, follow the link:
If you landed here is that you probably have a keen interest in bringing a more powerful search engine into your WordPress site and you have heard about Elasticsearch, the relatively new document oriented, RESTful search server based on Lucene.
There are many reasons why one uses Elasticsearch so I won’t get into much details, I will only show you the steps to get up and running with WordPress + Elasticsearch on your VPS server running ubuntu (or whatever linux distro you prefer but I will only show ubuntu commands)*.
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