How I Got All A's on

2 minute read I heard about during my most recent WordCamp. It’s a service for analyzing your website’s performance. From what I can tell, it’s completely supported by sponsors, so it’s free to use. I ran my WordPress meetup’s site (which, obviously, runs on WordPress) through its analysis, and initially got C grades or so. Not fabulous. […]

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Meeting with WordPress Professionals

< 1 minute read At a cafe, I met up with some local folks making their living building sites with WordPress. For me it was especially good getting a bit of a reality check, and hear what was important to them. Besides having a good time socializing (which most of us admitted we rarely do, especially on topics related […]

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Gratitude Journal, May 2018

4 minute read Things I’m grateful for. Amanda (again) I find being a father very fulfilling and satisfying, and so I need to repeat that I’m grateful for my wife Amanda. Before going through the roller coaster of parenthood (which I realize is still starting), I thought the sacrifice of mothers mostly focused on labour and giving birth. […]

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Mistakes Non-Developers Make When Using WordPress Plugins

12 minute read WordPress plugins can customize your WordPress site in nearly any way. But there are some mistakes non-developers make when using WordPress plugins and hiring developers to make them. This article explains five such mistakes to avoid, and how to benefit the most from WordPress plugins. Avoid Expensive Custom Development The most expensive part of making […]

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