July 11, 2014 — Not your mother’s Loop talk! This session is an examination of the Loop from an advanced developer perspective. As WordPress continues to grow as an enterprise solution, we as developers need to make sure the queries we’re writing within the loop are fast, safe, and hardy enough to withstand the bombardment of traffic many top sites encounter. Walk through how a query is set up in WordPress, and how that query builds the MySQL query.
October 25, 2012
January 23, 2010 — The magic behind WordPress is how it processes queries and gives you the results via “The Loop.” The Loop can be hijacked for a variety of custom uses and these techniques can quickly expand the capacity of WordPress to present information in different ways. Mitcho covers The Loop, as well as PHP tips which help introspect WordPress during lower-level development.
Special thanks to the Microsoft NERD Center for hosting WordCamp Boston.