A guide to building your first plugin, presented at the WordPress Stellenbosch Meetup on 30 January 2019.
My friend Nathan over at the WP Builds podcast had the opportunity with chat with Matt Mullenweg about the pending WordPress 5.0 release and Gutenberg. Worth a listen if you are worried about the 5.0 release. While you are there, take a listen to the chat I had with Nathan regarding the GPL. Probably not… Continue reading It’s just software! WP Builds chats to Matt Mullenweg about Gutenberg.
In the first part of my article on child themes I explained a little about the history of WordPress themes and child themes, what they are and why you should use them. After sharing the post in a couple of online groups I am a part of, I received a fairly good positive response to the topic… Continue reading The Basics of a WordPress Theme
A little background… Recently I was in the interesting position where plugin I had always used started giving me some hassles. For basic SEO functionality my go to install is the Yoast SEO plugin as it gives me the basic features I need and comes highly rated on WordPress.org. For my first client of the year I… Continue reading 5 SEO Mistakes to Avoid
Digital Resolutions. 2016 sees a new direction for me. For the first time since I started programming in 2004, I will be 100% self employed. This doesn’t mean that I have always been employed by a boss for the last 12 years. There were some attempts at working for myself in the past, but each time… Continue reading Getting ready for 2016
So this year I was fortunate enough to attend my first Word Camp. I’ve been meddling (at best) with WordPress for the better part of the last decade, I’ve set up a few blogs and sites and even completed some custom development using WordPress as the base but I’ve never been someone who was ‘focused’… Continue reading Word Camp Cape Town 2015