Category / WordPress

I’ve been wanting to get onto PHPCS for quite some time now. While reading a blog post discussing it, I decided it was now or never. I should have started using PHPCS a while ago anyway… So, in order to get things up and running, I did a quick Google search and ended up finding […]

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My blog has been hosted on various machines from various providers. It is only recently that I started to aim for performance, though. For the last couple of years, it has been hosted with EvxOnline. I then switched to a DigitalOcean (affiliate link, direct link available in article footer) droplet with ServerPilot. While performance was definitely […]

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As a plugin developer who released a few plugins on WordPress.org, I sometimes feel like the song says: “Je t’aime… moi non plus“. Well, sexual content aside :p There are two questions I’ve been asking myself a lot lately. Dan Cameron’s post “What Now? No Way? Huh?“ made me feel that maybe others are asking themselves those questions too. […]

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So you just got this new WordPress theme or plugin approved by the review team. Exciting! You get your first downloads and you watch the stats all the time. What are you waiting for? We all know it: reviews! Especially 5 stars reviews 😉 Reviews are Everything Indeed, reviews are often what convinces the user […]

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WordPress admin notices are great. They’re extremely handy for communicating an important message to the users of your theme or plugin. Admin notices can be used for sharing an information, warning of a problem, etc. WordPress made is very easy to register with the admin_notices hook. There is one extremely important thing though: admin notice dismissal. Dismiss […]

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I’ve been developing WordPress stuff for a few years now. During all this time, my development toolkit changed. A lot. As I learnt new skills, I discovered new tools. This usually resulted in a gain of productivity, improved skills, and realizing better tools were available. Even though this cycle definitely has a limit, I think I […]

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I am really happy to announce that I pushed version 1.1.0 of WP Google Authenticator today. This version is the biggest update since the first release of the plugin. It adds support for two things that have been asked in the past: apps passwords and role based activation. Apps Passwords You might be using the […]

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On the 24th was the second WordPress meetup I organized in Bangkok. We had the two founders of a successful WordPress company talk about the way they “productized” their WordPress development services. Shinichi, a fellow WordPress developer helping with organizing the meetups, wrote an excellent summary of the meetup: Pronto Marketing at Bangkok WordPress Meetup

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This tutorial is gold. You’ll learn the right way to create a translation file for your WordPress themes and plugins. Poedit: Translation Secrets

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Yesterday was the day. First time I organize a meetup. It’s been quite a rush in the end, but it was really worth it. I was very lucky to have Siobhan McKeown speak about getting involved in WordPress. As it was my first ever meetup (as an organizer), I was really curious to see how […]

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