Learning WordPress on the Internet is Tough

Learning WordPress on the Internet is Tough

I worked on my first WordPress development projects in mid-2011.  I didn’t go to school for computer science, or even web development.  I got a degree in Electrical Engineering – so that wasn’t much help for WordPress stuff.  The only place I had to...
Why I Almost Stopped Using WordPress

Why I Almost Stopped Using WordPress

For the past couple days, I have been researching static site generator alternatives to WordPress.  After taking a closer look at Jekyll and Pelican, I decided on Pelican – a Python based static site generator. Why Stop Using WordPress For my personal site, I...
WordPress Folder/File Permissions

WordPress Folder/File Permissions

I’ve written about WordPress Security before, but if you really want to take your website’s security to the next level, you need to start looking at file and folder permissions, and the owner of said files and permissions. This one’s a technical...
Plugin Spotlight: Imsanity

Plugin Spotlight: Imsanity

If you don’t want to mess with optimizing every single image you upload to your website, there’s a plugin that will do it for you.  It’s called Imsanity.  If you install this plugin on your WordPress website, you can tell Imsanity what you want the...