So, Matt Jones — founder of Storefront Themes — presented at the last WPSLC meetup. Mostly he was talking about ecommerce stuff — which is the topic he was scheduled to present on — but he also talked about a few other projects he’s been working on, including Skematik. At WordCamp SLC in September, he… (read more)
This week is the 20th anniversary of the open internet — the day the researchers at CERN renounced the patent on the world wide web. Had they not done that, this post would likely have been brought to you by Associated Press.
When you’re creative and in college (and possibly even earlier than that), you’re filled with enthusiasm, optimism and ideas. Ideas that you believe to be the most important things in the world. At a certain point, the optimism fades, the enthusiasm fades, and what’s left is bitterness. We’re told that this is called “growing up”… (read more)
If you asked me a year ago who Chris Lema was, I wouldn’t be able to tell you. My experience up to that point was a brief mention by my friend Josh at Event Espresso that his was a blog worth reading. Chris tweets a lot — one of my biggest turn-offs when I am… (read more)
May be time to permanently start using a VPN to browse the internet.
You may have heard about the massive security threat toward Joomla and WordPress sites. (If not WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN???) There are lots of posts around the web on the subject, but not a lot of answers to “well, how do I change my username from admin?” This post answers that question. Answer 1: You don’t… (read more)
So, for a number of years, I’ve had a sort of rule: “don’t do work for free.” There are a number of caveats to this. Doing stuff for myself or my own projects would technically be working for free, but maybe I’m doing it to figure out how to do a new thing in WordPress or development… (read more)