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acf_register_block_type()

“Registers a custom block type in the Gutenberg editor. Blocks are the fundamental element of the Gutenberg editor. WordPress provides many default block types such as paragraph, heading and image. The acf_register_block_type() function can be used to add new block types via PHP.”


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ACF 5.8 – Introducing ACF Blocks for Gutenberg

“There has been a lot of excitement surrounding Gutenberg, the new block-based WordPress editing experience. One of its most compelling features is the ability for developers to create their own custom block types. This opens up an endless array of possibilities for customization.”


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Protect our Git Repos, Stop Foxtrots Now!

“Reading Time: 6 minutes Dancers gearing up to do the Foxtrot First, what is a foxtrot merge? A foxtrot merge is a specific sequence of git commits. A particularly nefarious sequence. Out in the open, in lush open grasslands, the sequence looks like this: But foxtrots are rarely seen in the open.”


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8 Useful JavaScript Tricks

“Each programming language has its own tricks up in its sleeve. Many of them are known to developers, and yet some of them are pretty hackish. In this article, I will show you a couple of tricks I find useful. Some of them I’ve used in practice and others are the new way of solving old problems.”


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vimeo autoplay=1 no longer working in Chrome

“I recently developed a website that has a streaming video as its full-screen background that autoplays & loops when the website loads. It was working in Chrome until very recently. Google changed their policy on autoplaying video in April, so I believe this may be the reason.”


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Build your own Command Line with ANSI escape codes

“Everyone is used to programs printing out output in a terminal that scrolls as new text appears, but that’s not all your can do: your program can color your text, move the cursor up, down, left or right, or clear portions of the screen if you are going to re-print them later.”


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Content negotiation

“In HTTP, content negotiation is the mechanism that is used for serving different representations of a resource at the same URI, so that the user agent can specify which is best suited for the user (for example, which language of a document, which image format, or which content encoding).”


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