In April Scott Basgaard organized the first virtual WordPress conference called WordSesh. It’s a 24-hours online event with presentations starting at 0 o’clock UTC. Scott managed to pull an all-nighter (which was literally 24h managing all the things) so major props for his organization skills and devotion I wrote a quick post after the last WordSesh […]
tl;dr readers: no, but yes Read below for more brainstorming. Last year most people around me who are not involved in the WordPress community kept saying: “WordPress is a simple blogging platform and wouldn’t work for large projects”. I gave a talk in April that shed some light on few of the largest platforms/sites available […]
I have that habit of selecting text snippets while I read (like adding breakpoints every few lines), but still I find it quite helpful when I can share a given snippet in an article by selecting it and sharing it through a popup. I found the WP Selected Text Sharer in the repo and it looks […]
I had a trip to Porto for WordCamp Porto earlier this month and I gave a talk on my experience with “WordPress Setup for Large Projects“. Porto is a great city with an active community from Portugal (Porto, Lisbon and other cities too) and it was a pleasure to hang out there for a few […]
@jakemgold @williamsba Having someone with deep knowledge of core essentially on retainer is good business, not just a profit reinvestment. — Andrew Nacin (@nacin) November 19, 2013 It’s similar when it comes to the value of consultants in a team, as many companies can’t see that.
A Linux/LEMP discussion on Twitter today reminded me that I’ve spent about 10 years within a Linux environment now. It’s not exclusive per se, there were times where I got back to Windows for a few months (keeping at least one system Linux-driven all the time), but it’s been a great time and I’ll tell […]
Last weekend was quite important for the Open Source world – in addition to several WordPress events (such as WordCamp Porto, WordCamp Kenya and WP Camp), the Joomla folks had their Joomla World Conference. The noble thing this year was Matt‘s presence there, being one of the keynote speakers presenting on Sunday. Being used to […]
My talk at WordCamp Sofia two weeks ago was related to choosing the right WordPress theme. Slides are available here. The gist of the talk was making users cautious about their WordPress sites and managing their stack properly, especially in the WordPress context. I find it quite common for users to browse for random, free […]