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WordPress Internals: The Cron

WordPress Internals: The Cron

Last time, we dived into the abyss of WordPress Rewrites, this time we invite you on a journey through time managed by the WordPress Cron. The WordPress Cron API is responsible providing an interface for managing events to the schedule and spawning the main wp-cron.php file when it’s time. It’s latter function is particularly useful … Permalink


WordPress Internals: The Rewrite API

WordPress Internals: The Rewrite API

In today’s edition of WordPress Internals we are going to dig into the WordPress Rewrite API. Exploring its inner workings and mechanisms should allow us to understand WordPress better, why it does what it does and how it does it. Have you ever wondered how the heck does WordPress take /2011/10/15/wordpress-rewrites-ftw and renders that exact … Permalink


WordPress Internals: How WordPress Boots Up

WordPress Internals: How WordPress Boots Up Part 3

If you haven’t been following this series, make sure you at least skim through WordPress Internals: How WordPress Boots Up and WordPress Internals: How WordPress Boots Up Part 2, where we went from the very moment an HTTP request hits the index.php front-facing WordPress file and up to the quite cumbersome but lighting fast bootstrap … Permalink