That Was Easy: A Video Guide to Putting Sites Under Free SSL from Let’s Encrypt
Free SSL For All: Interview on Let’s Encrypt with SiteGround’s Hristo Pandjarov
We recently spoke with SiteGround’s Hristo Pandjarov about a seriously cool new feature available to all SiteGround customers: free and easy-to-install Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates.
But Seriously, What is a REST API Anyway?
Despite all the hubbub that has been going on about the chronically forthcoming WP REST API, there is one crucial thing that I think a lot of WordPress developers may not fully understand: What the heck does this “REST” acronym mean anyway?
Introducing BoldGrid: Interview with Rafael Ramos of InMotion Hosting
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of speaking with Rafael Ramos of InMotion Hosting about a major new initiative they’re putting out: BoldGrid.
Strange Nerd in a Strange Land: Approaching Small WordPress Client Projects
Today, I’m exploring the contrast between how WordPress developers offer value to small clients, and how developers are paid.
WordPress’s Conservatism: The Best Worst Thing
At the end of last week, there was a bit of action on the front of the WP (JSON) REST API finally and fully arriving in WordPress core so it can be used universally by plugins and projects without the need for installing an extra plugin. The summary: it’s probably not happening in 4.5, and it may even be some time later than 4.6. (Here’s Sarah Gooding’s story on the Tavern, Adam Silverstein’s meeting summary at make.wordpress.org.) I have opinions on that matter, but this is not an article about them. Rather, it’s an article about why this didn’t really surprise me, and where my lack of surprise comes from. This topic has been on my ideas list for a long time, and these events just pushed me to finally publish it.
Our Thoughts After Fifteen Months with SiteGround as Our Exclusive Host
SiteGround has been our exclusive web host for well over a year. SiteGround powers WPShout and the handful of other sites in our web portfolio, as well as all the associated email accounts; if all its servers blew up, we’d be 100% out of business. Fortunately, quite the opposite has happened.
WordPress Hosting Review 2016: The Results
We’re super-excited to present the results of the 2016 WPShout Hosting Review!
Why WordPress is a Great Bridge into Being a Web Professional
It seems that in the last ten years the whole world has decided that being a programmer, or at least doing work that somehow involves the internet, is a great thing. Every week we hear of a new initiative to help different people learn to code in a new way. Everyone says it’s both vital to our collective future, and a great career to have.
What I’m Thankful For in WordPress in 2015
I asked myself: What in WordPress have I been grateful for in 2015? The answers will guide you to some amazing stuff.