After taking a strong stance that WordPress 5.0 shouldn’t be released in late November it was. Not it’s time to [briefly] look back and then speedily move forward.
WordPress 5.0 is coming out tomorrow. You should make sure you’re prepared. Also, we can learn a lot about communication from the frustrations and confusions surrounding this software update.
WordPress 5.0 contains a massive change to content editing. Without working through a systematic review of what’s been built, I don’t know how anyone can be sure that it is ready for release. The project needs more time and public validation that it’s ready.
Two versions of WordPress in a row have had my code in it! How cool is that! Best yet, the latest bug fix came straight out of a client project, proving once again that nonprofits and open source mix wonderfully.
The future text editor for WordPress is in early stages but ready for a lot of intensive testing. Here are my thoughts on the latest version, written in the new editor, of course.
After years of using WordPress, I finally made small contributions to the last two versions.
There are great events coming up this month, June, September, and November. Get them on your calendar, learn more about the web, and come hang out with me!
It’s rare that I endorse a product on this blog, but I’m making an exception here. This won’t be a regular thing, which I hope says a lot about my decision to write this post at all. There were a good three years when I struggled to recommend a web host when people asked. After a while, I … Continue reading “Why I Recommend SiteGround Hosting for WordPress and Nonprofits”
Over on my new site, Nonprofit WP, I just published a brief review of the new Idealware report on selecting WordPress plugins for nonprofits.
Two events for nonprofits using WordPress with a bonus third are all next week in Seattle. I hope to see you there!
Quick and easy tips for making WordPress a little easier to use. Watch these once and then you’ll be racing to the admin to try them out.
Every time I log into any WordPress, even a brand new copy, I get a personalized picture in the admin bar. Here’s how you can get that too!
What if you woke up one day and found your website had disappeared? Would you mourn the hours (or days!) of effort you put into it? Owning your content is the way to prevent that.
WordPress 4.3 brings text formatting “autocompletions” and automatic password generation (and weak password shaming!). Check out these features that even the most casual user should know!
The first in a new series of posts that let you know what I’m up to!
The dangers of a DIY website and a suggestion for making better websites on the cheap.