How to Send Text Messages With PHP

Text messaging has become extremely widespread throughout the world — to the point where an increasing number of web applications have integrated SMS to notify users of events, sales or coupons directly through their mobile devices. If you’re looking to grow your business, a PHP text message script can be crucial. In this tutorial, we…

WordPress.com Business Plan (Business-Class WordPress Hosting + Support from WordPress Experts)

WordPress.com is where you go to use WordPress that is completely hosted for you. You don’t have to worry about anything but building your site. There is a free plan to get started with, and paid plans that offer more features. The Business plan is particularly interesting, and my guess is that most people don’t…

Smashing Podcast Episode 33 With Charlie Gerard: What Is Machine Learning?

In this episode, we’re talking about Machine Learning. What sort of tasks can we put it to within a web development context? I spoke with expert Charlie Gerard to find out. Show Notes Practical Machine Learning in JavaScript: TensorFlow.js for Web Developers Charlie on Twitter Charlie’s personal site Weekly Update A Practical Introduction To Dependency…

Front-End Performance Checklist 2021

This guide has been kindly supported by our friends at LogRocket, a service that combines frontend performance monitoring, session replay, and product analytics to help you build better customer experiences. LogRocket tracks key metrics, incl. DOM complete, time to first byte, first input delay, client CPU and memory usage. Get a free trial of LogRocket…

An Early Look at Full Site Editing in WordPress

Here’s an existential question for web developers: How much separation should there be between a website’s content management system (CMS) and its design? For a lot of the DIY services out there (Wix, Squarespace, etc.), just about every facet of a website can be edited visually. Whether it’s content, design or layout, you can tweak…

20+ Best WordPress Booking and Reservation Plugins

Are you looking for an automated booking or reservation plugin that saves you time as well as your customer’s time? Are you tired of losing business to your competitors? Are you looking for a way to streamline your online appointments and bookings? Your website should make it easy for guests to view, reserve, and book…

How To Make More Money Selling Shopify Apps In 2021

As more consumers accept digital commerce as a fast, convenient and safe way to get the things they need, e-commerce companies — new and old — need websites that can keep up with the change of pace and consumer demand. Shopify already offers one of the most powerful and competitive e-commerce platforms. But that’s not…