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11 golden rules for WordPress developers

Mikkel has written an article about what to do and what not to do when developing WordPress sites.

These are 11 personal «rules» for WordPress theme or plugin developers. They’re based on my own experience developing for the platform and bad practices I frequently see in WordPress themes and plugins. In my opinion, adhering to these rules will help you create better WordPress content.

Go read it now: 11 golden rules for WordPress developers

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Trouble embedding videos from Youtube on WordPress?

If you have having trouble embedding videos from Youtube or Vimeo on WordPress, make sure to check that you use http in the url and not https.

When I am writing this WordPress still does not support SSL (encrypted and secure communication), its a bug that has been reported a good while ago, and even with the latest WordPress version it still does not support https links.

To fix it, just change https to http in the link to the video.

So https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgKCrGvShZs only results in a text link, while http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgKCrGvShZs will embed the video, as you can see below.