When it comes to hosting a website, you have so many choices that it can be overwhelming. Different prices, different features, lots of headaches. Do you get more by paying more? Why are lots of hosting sites so spammy and/or confusing? Shouldn’t this be easier by now? Chances are, you probably fall into one of two different mindsets. […]
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tl;tr: Disable Varnish, connect JetPack, re-enable Varnish. I’m not a server guy, but I do run my own server and it’s not bad most of the time. But lately I’ve been having errors with JetPack where it fails to connect with WordPress.com properly. On activation, it hits WordPress.com just fine but on its way back, […]
I was playing around with the Minneapolis WordCamp 2014 artwork and came up with what I feel is a starry Minnesota night. Full Size Download – 3264 x 2448 – 628k Granted, this version isn’t as crisp as it could be since it originated from a photo I took of my shirt, but I like it. I […]
I came across a fun little issue with JetPack. If you install JetPack on one domain (such as a development site) and them move the database and files to another domain (production), plus change the domain via MySQL, JetPack continues to work off the original domain. Your users will get comment notifications from the original domain and JetPack […]
When was the last time you backed up your WordPress site? If you’re lucky, your host backups your WordPress site for you. If they don’t, then who does? What’s going to happen when something goes wrong? What’s your backup plan?! I’ve been searching for a good, free, solution and have come across UpdraftPlus. It’s a […]
If you’re looking for the slides from my presentation with John Heimkes IV So, you want to build a theme? you can find them here. Our presentation was a high level look at how you can get started creating your first WordPress theme. What We Covered Theme Files What it takes. The Loop How to pull in […]