Category: WordPress Development

WordPress development techniques, strategies, tutorials. Other tech articles and guides related to PHP, JavaScript, SQL, databases, servers, containers – areas tangibly related to WordPress development itself.

Why Most Software Engineers Don’t Contribute to Open Source?

Because people contribute to open source for different reasons and with different agendas in mind. There are different philosophies and theories around open source products. Some claim that the reciprocity is expected if you use something for free. Others demand a regime similar to socialism and Marx’s slogan – “From each according to his ability,…

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25+ Business Scaling Mistakes Running a Large WordPress Website

Running a successful large WordPress website that generates hundreds of thousands or millions of page views a month comes with its own challenges. Business owners often become victims of various dangerous mistakes while scaling their online presence leading traffic to a platform that couldn’t handle the volume of users or content published on a regular…

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Practical Tips for Selling a WordPress Website to SMBs

Selling a WordPress website to small or medium-sized businesses (SMB) is a major challenge for freelancers and small businesses. During my last research, there are over 2 million freelancers offering WordPress development services on major freelancer portals. That doesn’t include tens of thousands of agencies selling through different channels. Websites Are Solving Business Problems First…

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How Does WordPress Maintain Backward Compatibility Over Time?

Backward compatibility is one of the pillars of the platform that comes with the highest priority. Over the past ten years, the technological progress in WordPress has been moving somewhat slowly, but that ensures that no WordPress website would be left behind. For quite some time now, WordPress is officially supporting all PHP versions starting…

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Quora AmA Recap – Enterprise WordPress Development Business

I’ve been spending plenty of time on Quora over the past months. In fact, it probably is my primarily place online – excluding work-related activities with my team, clients, and partners. It’s a brilliant platform for various reasons: I educate myself on areas where I lack enough expertise. I validate my theories through the answers of…

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New: Group Mentorship for WordPress Developers and Agencies

Over the past few years I’ve been receiving a steady flow of incoming inquiries for mentorship, coaching, consulting and general assistance coming from WordPress freelancers, consultants, developers, agency owners and tech leads in WordPress agencies. Currently, I work with a small group of people who reach out once or twice a month and ask for…

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