Helping a writer with WordPress
A question about WordPress on Linkedin + a phone call + design and coaching = a happy client
I was on Linkedin one day a couple of years ago and decided to do a search in the Answers section on WordPress. I came across a question by Lori Shandle-Fox where she asked if it was better to have a self-hosted WordPress blog or to have it hosted on wordpress.com.
Never being one to not offer my opinion, I replied adding my two cents. I was surprised to get a reply asking why when she read my reply she understood what I was saying and all the rest of the responders spoke in “geek speak”. That was flattering. Continue reading
Why Should I Care?
As a website owner you control how your site is developed. Your choice is between quick, easy and risky or professional, reliable WordPress development. You may not care much about the process your developer uses, all you want is that your site is built quickly, correctly and cheaply. You’re sure the developer will get it right. WordPress makes it easy for inexperienced developers to build beautiful sites with advanced functionality. Continue reading
Today I released our first public WordPress plugin, “Simple Access Control”. The plugin is as simple as its name implies, there is only one optional configuration setting and only one widget to control access.
Use of the plugin is described on the Simple Access Control page.
The code is written in procedural PHP so it can be followed by programmers at any skill level, it’s well commented and was built with use as an example in mind. Feel free to pick it up and use it or modify it to your requirements. I will be posting an annotated version of the code as a tutorial in the near future.