Beginner Tutorial: How to Use Git for WordPress Development

Learn how to use version control with Git for WordPress development in this beginner tutorial. From setup over tracking changes to your first commit.

Good basic tutorial. Especially if want to use SourceTree on Windows. Just the opening paragraph a little bit misleading. Uploading via FTP can’t be replaced with mere version control. The workflow should be more complex.

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An Introduction to Learning and Using DNS Records

The Domain Name System (DNS) essentially provides a phone directory for the Internet. You might want to type in apple.com to your web browser to buy iPhone accessories, but how will your request reach Apple’s web server at IP address 17.172.224.47? That’s what the domain name record system does for us.

Have read many DNS articles, but sometimes feel like never get a grasp of it. Probably just need more practice.

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Breaking It Down To The Bits: How The Internet, DNS, And HTTPS Work – Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine is known for lengthy, comprehensive articles. But what about something different for a change? What about shorter, concise pieces with useful tips that you could easily read over a short coffee break? As an experiment, this is one of the shorter “Quick Tips”-kind-of articles — shorter posts prepared and edited by our editorial team. What do you think? Let us know in the comments! —Ed. The Internet is the foundation of our craft. But what do we actually know about its underlying technology? How do DNS, networks and HTTPS work? What happens in the browser when we type a URL in the address bar?

Contains more links which probably even longer to read. While those links might be good and useful, no particular knowledge in this post. Some comments also agree with this.

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