For those of you who don’t follow WordPress news and updates as I do, over the weekend Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg wrote a post accusing WordPress competitor Wix of stealing code. The CEO of Wix responded shortly thereafter. It’s been an interesting few days for WordPress and the GPL, with some people supporting and praising… Continue reading Why upholding the GPL might be so important to Matt.
We’re already halfway into the month of October, so this post is a little later than planned. I’ve just got back from a short break with my family and I’m recharged and ready to create new blog posts and plugins (or complete existing ones) until the end of the year. I thought it might be fun… Continue reading Going out with a bang!
(Disclaimer, links to ServerPilot and Digital Ocean contain referral codes, if you use them and make a purchase you’ll be putting a few extra $’s in my pocket) As the web and it’s associated technologies move ever forward, the solutions available for hosting your website are about as abundant as the options available for creating… Continue reading Taking the pain out of self managed cloud hosting with ServerPilot
A short while about (July to be exact) I published a post about why I got into software development. At the time I was dealing with a bit of a personal crisis. I had reached a point (for the second time) of burning the candles at both ends so much that I was probably not thinking straight.… Continue reading New challenges
It’s Sunday morning 11 September and I am still coming off of the high that is WordCamp. However, one thing makes me sad. Due to constraints the day 1 workshops were not filmed. While I do understand the logistics of this and why it was not possible, I gets me thinking that it would be… Continue reading A friendly challenge to all WordCamp Cape Town 2016 Workshop Speakers
UPDATE 2 : Here is the recording of my talk from the day UPDATE 1: Just for fun I’ve uploaded a preparation recording of my talk, recorded in my car during the drive to day 2 of WordCamp. There are some minor errors in the recording as well as some background noises. Also some parts… Continue reading WCCT
So day one of Word Camp Cape Town is over. It was quite a whirlwind of a day, but I thoroughly enjoyed every moment of it. My WordCamp experience actually started on Wednesday night, at the VIP dinner. Here I got to meet and chat with a bunch of folk from the local WordPress community… Continue reading WordCamp Cape Town – Day 1
Slides and plugin GitHub repo for my WordCamp Cape Town Workshop Extending WordPress from Jonathan Bossenger Download the plugin from GitHub
As is always the case with these code snippets, this one comes from a question by a user in the Divi Theme Users group on Facebook. Leif Ottosson asked about the ‘Add to Cart’ button on the Divi/WooCommerce shop page. When adding the Divi Shop Module to a page via the Page Builder, the list… Continue reading Adding the cart button to your Divi shop pages.
In part one of this series on child themes, I discussed the hows and whys of child themes. Hopefully you understand what they are and why you should use them. In part two I want to discuss the various ways you can access or create child themes as well as show you some cool things you… Continue reading Making child themes part of your business development best practice.