Here, you’ll find WordPress tips and experiences, along with examples on peripheral tools, like CLI, SSH, CSS, and Linux shell commands. Due to my development work with IT4Causes, a nonprofit IT company, you’ll find lots of variety–it boils down to what each client needs. And sometimes what they can afford.
Query Monitor Success
Query Monitor solved my problem After helping a friend test drive a couple of plugins, one of my sites started behaving badly. The load time went from 2 seconds to 5, which is not acceptable. Everything worked fine, I just … Read more
Do You Want to Code Forever?
Life On the Off-ramp Since I’ve retired (life’s career off-ramp), my attitude has changed on a lot of things: politics, self reflection, work habits (that’s a joke). With the Covid Crisis, life is more like having a wreck heading down … Read more
Add an Image to Header with Grid
Have you ever had the desire to add an image, in addition to a logo, to your header? I haven’t seen a theme yet that allows for it. Yes, you can add a block above or below the header, but … Read more
Better Breadcrumbs–A Plugin Comparison
Breadcrumbs can be so frustrating, yet so useful. They give users a shortcut to other parts of your website, as well as a snapshot of the site hierarchy. But, you have to implement them correctly. This is how I accidentally … Read more
Two days ago, a client reported a problem that I suspected was on the web host side. They couldn’t upload media files. This has happened before with Dreamhost, and it was resolved by calling them, and having them clear a … Read more
The ultimate blog software–WordPress
I have struggled for years to put up a decent looking web site. What I usually ended up with, although functional, was a patchwork of different pages, all with different functions. Then, I started reading about WordPress. What makes it … Read more