While building the refreshable lists feature of the Ninja Forms THREE newsletter action, I wanted to provide some visual feedback while awaiting the response from the server with the new list content. I’m normally the PHP developer at the office, with James as the CSS developer, so I reached out to him to add the CSS for a spinning dashicon.
The WP-CLI (a command line interface for WordPress) gives developers and system administrators easy access to a multitude of WordPress operations. This includes installing, activating, and deactivating plugins, as well as downloading, configuring, and installing WordPress itself. The functionality even extends to WordPress multisite tools.
A command line tool makes common tasks scriptable which opens new doors for developers web based services.
Have you ever wanted to use that cool AJAX thing, what ever it is? You know, that cool thing that all the cool kids are using? What is AJAX, anyway?