WordPress localisation: the difference between x() and translator comments

There are two ways in WordPress to provide context for translatable text (”strings”): the _x() function (along with its related functions), and the /*translators:*/ comment. Their use is described in the Plugin Handbook, but here’s a quick definition of their key differences.


Your most impactful Web Vital

Google is about to begin using Core Web Vitals as a ranking factor. So here’s a friendly reminder for everyone that network payload a.k.a. page weight a.k.a. page size is the most impactful metric on your Lighthouse report – even if it’s not deemed a Core Web Vital by Google.

Because of page size, a child in the U.S. – or anywhere – may have to choose between eating lunch or doing homework. Here is why…