Is Blogging in Conflict with Privacy? (Or, How to Effectively Use Password-Protected Posts)

4 minute read I enjoy blogging but I’ve had mixed feelings about sharing details about others that they might not want to be so publicly accessible. In this post I’ll describe my thoughts on blogging vs privacy, and how I balance the two. What Is The Purpose of a Blog Anyway? I’ve written an entire post on this, […]

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The 5 Promises of User-Led Software Development

5 minute read It’s easy for WordPress plugin developers to be endlessly chasing “modern best practices” and building features they love, but actual users don’t care about. Over the past few months, I’ve been experimenting with a development methodology that avoids waste and stays focused on users’ priorities. I call it “Lazy Software Development,” and this is how it works…

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How to Print Your WordPress Blog

3 minute read Update (April 13, 2019): If you’re looking to print your entire WordPress site, try my plugin Print My Blog. The ideas from this post led to its creation. I previously wrote about the conundrum of preserving your WordPress blog for a  hundred years or so. The main solution I suggested was putting your blog’s content […]

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The Digital Dark Age & Your Blog

5 minute read We are living in the digital dark age. Wikipedia says: the digital dark age is a lack of historical information in the digital age as a direct result of outdated file formats, software, or hardware that becomes corrupt, scarce, or inaccessible as technologies evolve and data decays. Another way to say that: did you think […]

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