Just over a month ago, I launched Post Status. Post Status is essentially a WordPress news and information link blog, with a little extra flavor. The first month has been full of excitement, surprise, some disappointment, and a lot of fun. I like to be as open as possible, so I’m going to tell you everything on my mind about my little side project.
I was a guest just a little while ago on the Little Web Show with Justin Seeley. We talked about the web, and WordPress. Specifically, we stuck to an education themed discussion.
I recently came across a great read from Yuri Victor, the user experience director for the Washington Post. According to Yuri, their first experiment with WordPress was with Ezra Klein’s Wonkblog (a great blog, by the way). He loved WordPress, so they started rolling it out to a bunch of their other blogs. It’s encouraging […]
2012 has been a heck of a year. The purpose of this post is to help me put my professional life into perspective, so I can go into 2013 with clarity and purpose. So here’s a summary of my year, with all the numbers and detail, along with my goals for 2013.
Bill Erickson wrote a really great post in defense of consulting businesses. He lays out an extremely logical argument comparing consulting services to product services. The scalability opportunities for product businesses is an alluring one, so much so that I think (as does Bill) that many product sellers forget the support burden they can create […]
Siobhan McKeown wrote a great post at WP Realm about how the vocabulary and mentality around Hack Days for WordPress events (or any events really) need to change a bit. There are people dedicated to the WordPress project, and not all of them are developers. She explains it in detail, noting the many things non developers […]
I saw this evening that WordPress.com has released an in-between service called Enterprise. At $500 per month, it’s a lot cheaper than their VIP service, which starts at $3,750 per month. It’s a big move for the hosted platform, and I’m sure one they’ve planned for a long time. They seem to want to fill a gap. But I’m not sure it really does.
Welp, here it is. I’ve been talking about a new design of this blog for what seems like a year. It’s about time I actually ship something. So I did… all in one night.
As long as you know how to respect it, working directly in the WordPress database can be quicker and easier than other methods. Let’s walk through an example to update comment status with SQL.
I’ve had an opportunity to provide development feedback for MaxGalleria, an image and video gallery plugin, and I think it’s a plugin you will like.