WebAuthn is now a W3C recommendation, bringing us one step closer to not having to use passwords anymore. If you’re not familiar with WebAuthn, here’s a little demo (if you don’t own a security key, it’ll probably work best on an Android phone with a fingerprint reader). That I needed to add a disclaimer for… Continue reading Authentication in WordPress
One of the defining aspects of my 2018 was travel. There was travel for fun, travel for work, and travel for adventure. This year, I was fortunate enough to visit all seven continents, so in honour of my selfie habits over on my photo blog, here are some of my favourite selfies from this year,… Continue reading Part 1 of my “Selfies on Seven Continents” series
Developing new WordPress features as plugins has been a wonderfully valuable process for all sorts of features to come into being, from the MP6 Dashboard Redesign, to oEmbed endpoints, and including multiple Customiser enhancements over the years. Thanks to the flexibility that this model offers, folks have been able to iterate rapidly on a wide… Continue reading Iterating on Merge Proposals
Yesterday, we started the WordPress 5.0 release cycle with an announcement post. It’s a very exciting time to be involved in WordPress, and if you want to help make it the best, now’s an excellent opportunity to jump right in. A critical goal of this release cycle is transparency. As a member of the WordPress… Continue reading WordPress 5.0 Needs You!
This is a bit of strange post for me to write, it’s a topic I’m quite inexperienced in. I’ll warn you straight up: there’s going to be a lot of talking about my thought processes, going off on tangents, and a bit of over-explaining myself for good measure. Think of it something like high school… Continue reading Straight White Guy Discovers Diversity and Inclusion Problem in Open Source