My list of trusted WordPress plugins for 2020 and beyond

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Ask various developers what their preferred list of WordPress plugins is and you’ll get a varied and subjective list. The immense repository of WordPress plugins available to users is so overwhelmingly vast, it’s likely that nobodies two lists will look the same. With that being said, I’ve decided to write my list of trusted WordPress … Continue reading My list of trusted WordPress plugins for 2020 and beyond

Laragon: The fastest way to setup WordPress locally

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Usually, when it comes to setting up a local dev environment you have a few options. I’m here today to share with you, the joy that is Laragon. The fastest way to set up WordPress (or any other PHP CMS really) on a local machine. Depending on your operating system, most people would opt for … Continue reading Laragon: The fastest way to setup WordPress locally

What Development Language or Framework Should I Learn in 2020?

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If you’re asking “What development language or framework should I learn in 2020?”, then this post is for you! I too was intrigued by this question and it got me wondering how I should go about figuring this out. It dawned on me that the best way to figure this out, would be looking at … Continue reading What Development Language or Framework Should I Learn in 2020?

WordPress REST API: Pull Through Posts From Another WordPress Site

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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 … Continue reading WordPress REST API: Pull Through Posts From Another WordPress Site

New Year, New Website, New Look!

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A belated but happy new year. Yeah, I know we’re half-way through February already, but I felt obliged to state the obvious. Speaking of such, welcome to my new website, sporting a brand new look. I realized towards the end of 2016 that a website redo was much needed, but finding time between the end … Continue reading New Year, New Website, New Look!

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

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WordPress.com vs WordPress.org: What’s the difference? If you’re new to the world of WordPress or website development, you may be wondering what the difference between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org is? The short answer is; WordPress.com is a service and WordPress.org is software. Both do the exact same thing and they do it exceptionally well, however they each deliver the … Continue reading WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

Add Custom CSS To a WordPress Theme

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Using themes in WordPress is fantastic for getting your website up quickly, but what if you want to add custom CSS to a WordPress theme and override the styling? One way to change the default behaviors of WordPress is using a file named functions.php. It goes in your Theme’s folder. – WordPress.org Codex There is … Continue reading Add Custom CSS To a WordPress Theme