Do You Know About WordPress 5.0?

WordPress 5.0, which is set to land in websites across the web on November 27, will be the most significant update to the open-source software project in many years. Some laud this step forward, some criticize it, and some cautiously wait.

Do You WP? the Plugin.Pub Is Now Open

It could be said that most new plugins are birthed with a foot in the grave. After one or two quality plugins have become widely adopted in a particular niche, it is difficult for others to survive in that space. After reading a recent blog post about Why New Plugins Fail and seeing that people sincerely want to … Read more

Two Significant Challenges Facing Website Owners in 2018

Whether you are looking to launch a website, revamp an existing one, or don’t yet have plans to touch your website this year, there are a few recent developments you should consider. Flagging of Non-SSL Web Pages ⚠️ Google and others are getting even more serious about how we secure the world wide web. Starting in … Read more

Suppressing the Try Gutenberg Teaser

The WordPress 4.9.8 release is scheduled for July 31. One noteworthy addition is that a Try Gutenberg teaser will be presented to site administrators on their dashboard. It will look something like this… While I am pleased to see Gutenberg forge ahead and introduced to a wider audience (in fact, this post is being composed … Read more

Two Gravity Forms Add-Ons to Enhance Your Registration Process

Allow me to introduce you to two Gravity Forms add-ons that I recently developed and have been putting to good use. They are… Gravity Forms: Autofill List Row Count Gravity Forms: Custom Entry Limit I've recently been developing a number of registration forms. Most online event registration forms only allow for registration of an individual. … Read more

Introducing Typewheel Assistant

New years call for new endeavors.  More Than Maintenance Up to this point, I have offered primarily maintenance services and have avoided offering management services to my clients except on a case-by-case basis. However, I am still finding that management requests land on my desk. In most of my contracts, I draw this distinction between maintenance … Read more

Allow WordPress PDF Thumbnails on SiteGround

? Hooray! Today, the support team at SiteGround solved an issue that has been gnawing at me since the release of WordPress 4.7. Disclosure: I may receive a portion of sales resulting from SiteGround affiliate links in this post. When 4.7 released, I was stoked to see that PDF files uploaded to the media library would have … Read more