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Why I’ve Stuck With WordPress

Why I’ve Stuck With WordPress

One question I’ve been asked more often lately is why, considering all the newer technology that is available today, have I stuck with WordPress for my career and my side work? Well, there are 5 reasons for that to be honest…

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Getting Media on Your Local WordPress Site

Getting Media on Your Local WordPress Site

If you’ve worked with WordPress sites for a while you’ll know that sometimes the hardest part is settings up a local environment that is close enough to your production environment to make a difference. While there are plenty of ways…

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Sanitization is for Translations Too

Sanitization is for Translations Too

As developers we rightly worry a lot about the quality of the code that makes it into our WordPress plugins and themes. This is good, when you can’t control what someone will do with your plugin you can’t know if…

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Don’t Use PHP’s Mkdir in WordPress

Don’t Use PHP’s Mkdir in WordPress

PHP has some pretty great functions for handling the file system, mkdir, and rmdir particularly come to mind as, for the most part, they do the job quite well. As a WordPress developer however that doesn’t mean they’re both your…

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Why I Sold Better WP Security

Why I Sold Better WP Security

Before I get into the meat of this post I want to point out that I’ve written and re-written this post a few times over the last eight months in order to better reflect on the whole thing myself. The…

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