I recently moved my site to a new host. And I’ve also added my partner’s site to the WordPress multisite stack running this site and a number of others on this domain and chrisreynolds.io. Previously she was using WordPress.com, but was frustrated by a lack of adequate support and persistent caching bugs that even I… Continue reading Dashboard Changelog
I’ve been quietly building something under the radar for a couple weeks. It’s been really just a passion project that came out of a conversation after the holidays. Basically, we own a lot of games. Blame Wil Wheaton’s Tabletop for some of it, but, really, we’re frequently finding excuses to get new games. In fact, getting… Continue reading Announcing Games Collector, a tabletop game management plugin for WordPress
I wrote a thing, and then I wrote about the thing I wrote.
Once upon a time, comments were king. The number of comments you got on a post not only represented the conversation surrounding that post but also measured its impact. This inevitably led to ways of gaming the system — spammers used comments to implant their backlinks to their black market viagra sites, and would-be and/or… Continue reading Do we really need comments anymore?
Last year, I met with some of the peeps from the Open Classroom‘s School Library (and Library Committee) to come up with ideas for how the Open Classroom website could better serve them. This was part of an existing process I was going through for planning the update to the website that I launched a… Continue reading What I’m working on: building a plugin for book reviews
I wrote a plugin, inspired by my wife, which is designed to give you dirty looks for pages you haven’t updated recently. It’s actually functional, because it gives you a rundown of your oldest content by last modified date. And it does stuff like this:
CCG Manager is a WordPress plugin to manage your Magic: the Gathering or other collectable card game cards. It’s also my 10th plugin on WordPress.org.
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… Continue reading Developing for a greater cause