YouTube Channels For Learning Web Development

Posted: Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

Learning To Code

Thinking about teaching yourself web development? Perhaps out of interest, a potential career change or just our of curiosity? Well, the good news is that learning web development does not have to cost you a cent. There are two key ingredients you will need and those are patience and practice. That’s it! Where to start […]

Switching to Cloud Hosting

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

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Background Over the course of a long weekend, I attempted to move my standard shared hosting websites over to a cloud hosting solution. Having multiple websites on shared servers, can get quite costly on a monthly basis and I wanted a solution that not only saved me some cash, but gave me some technical flexibility. […]

Syntax.fm: A Great Web Development Podcast

Posted: Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

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If you’re looking for a great source of interesting web development topics, you need to look no further than the Syntax.fm podcast, a show that is by web developers for web developers and covers a massive range of various web development topics on a weekly basis. For the past year, Scott Tolinski (from Level Up Tuts) and […]

WordPress REST API: Pull Through Posts From Another WordPress Site

Posted: Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

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I recently needed to pull through 2 or 3 posts (they were recipes in this instance) from another WordPress website into the current WordPress project I was working on. It seemed tricky at first and then I remembered the WordPress Rest API! As of version 4.7, the REST API is included out of the box and […]

What Is Web Development?

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Over the years, many people have asked me “How did you get started in making websites?”, “I want to get into web development, please help me?” and often it’s followed by a long convoluted explanation. I want to create a basic guide here for people looking for answers and do my best in pointing them in the […]


About Martin Grondein

Martin Grondein is a website developer Durban, South Africa. He specialises in PHP/HTML5 Website development particularly modern Wordpress websites.