Happy birthday, Torsten! 🎂 I don’t remember the exact moment we met, probably because I was experiencing a rush of conference-induced endorphins at the time. But I clearly remember what happened after.
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.
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…