Tag: wordpress

Looking Back

I started web development just over 6 years ago. Follow along as I look back through my experiences, successes and mistakes. From my first PHP website being full of injected code after a month, to my first WordPress plugin reaching 120,000+ active installs and filling the 70GB disk of a server with a single log file.

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WP Auto Updates, Custom Plugins and You

I¬†have wanted to talk about the WordPress auto updates feature for a while, but I don’t want to continue¬†the general good or bad argument. I have every faith in the WordPress Foundation’s ability to responsibly use the feature, however I don’t believe anyone other than the WordPress Foundation should have access to it. It was

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Silent Caching in WordPress

This article is out of date and incorrect, most modern web servers will not close the connection until after the shutdown hook runs. I will be publishing a follow up article soon with a better method. While reviewing the code and performance of my latest plugin, the Kebo Twitter Feed, I realised that the Widget

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