I like to think of working at Automattic as a Choose Your Own Adventure career. Over the past couple of years, I’ve worked on a wide range of projects, from VideoPress, to the WordPress iOS App, through to Jetpack Likes, Two Step Authentication and most recently o2, the upcoming successor to P2. If I (or […]
Since I created the Automatic Updater plugin, one of the most frequent support requests I get is for commercial plugins and themes. Over the years, the various commercial development studios have created their own update systems, but none of them seem to play nicely with the WordPress core way of doing things. The good news […]
At the recent WordCamp Melbourne, I spoke about WordPress Performance Tuning, the mindset you need to take, and what kind of problems you need to watch out for. The video just landed on WordPress.tv, so here it is for you to enjoy!
Are you sick of having to wait several seconds for your WordPress site to update? Tired of your plugins not being updated as soon as an update is available? Well, do I have the solution for you! Automatic Updater for WordPress is a light-weight plugin that downloads and installs updates as soon as they become […]
If you have a WordPress site that you allow people to sign up for, you often don’t want them to be able to access wp-admin. It’s not that there are any security issues, you just want to ensure that your users are accessing your site in a predictable manner. To block non-admin users from getting […]