WordPress

Leveraging WordPress as a Framework

WordPress continues to face adoption challenges as an enterprise-grade solution due to skepticism around Open Source tools and the rapid consumer adoption of WordPress itself. Crowd Favorite leverages its expertise in bringing Open Source solutions to the enterprise by educating IT and Marketing professionals everyday that power and scalability can be achieved by using WordPress…

Wordpress Media Management in the Enterprise

When handling high-traffic sites, large numbers of simultaneous image uploads and inordinately large media libraries, WordPress media management requires customization to remain performant.

When it was announced that the WordPress 5.0 upgrade would bring with it a new, non-elective editing framework called Gutenberg, it sparked a wave of reactions that rippled through the tech community and beyond. After all, when you’re talking about changing the structure of a content management system (CMS) that powers 30% of the web,…

With the rate of 4.7-4.9 adoption on the rise, we want to address one particular feature of 4.7 that has raised a lot of concern: the inclusion of the WP REST API content endpoints in WordPress core itself.

Recently, I was working on a project that required me to copy a database with 3 million spam comments. The database export was 12GB and just about everything I tried failed because of the sheer size of this file. I eventually did get it to work. Here’s how: First, I tried doing things server-side using…

For a long time, WordPress advocates working at large enterprise organizations and institutions have been fighting an uphill battle to bring their beloved CMS into the fold of their companies. This battle has been fought in the face of stiff competition (like SharePoint and Luminis), misconceptions (WordPress is just a blog), and some real concerns…

In the WordPress world, last weekend was dedicated to the biggest WordCamp ever: WordCamp Europe 2016, which took place in Vienna, Austria. With over 2,000 people registered, more than 1,000 people watching a live stream of the event, and countless volunteers and world-class speakers, it was incredible experience for everyone – three days of learning,…

Recently, an interesting bug popped up, post launch, during a WordPress project. This bug caused certain styles and images (assets from here on out) to not load in Chrome and Firefox, because these browsers do not allow “mixed content” (different content coming from both secure and non-secure sources). Problems like this occur when your URL…

It is spring time around here in Europe and a lot of WordCamps are happening in many different cities and countries. As part of the Crowd Favorite team, I have visited two WordCamps this year so far – volunteering at WordCamp London and speaking at the first WordCamp Belgrade. WordCamp London 2015 The second WordCamp…

Crowd Favorite was proud to sponsor WordCamp Orange County in 2014. Our team showed up en masse (18 Favoriteers!) to participate and meet others in the WordPress community. Our own Jeff Zinn and Brandon Dove did a lot of heavy lifting for this event so we raise a glass to their efforts. We had a couple of…

We were proud to return1 as a sponsor for WordCamp Miami again in 2014. This was a great opportunity for us to re-connect with old friends in the community and make a few new friends as well. Our thanks to the organizers for putting on another stellar event. Our CEO Karim Marucchi participated on The…

Have you considered volunteering before? Yes, you get a free ticket. But WordCamps are ridiculously affordable, jam-packed with valuable advice and seasoned with some of the most engaging hallway conversations in the business. So, the free ticket isn’t the reason I volunteered. We have some wonderful individuals in Colorado dedicated to building a strong local…