Tag: Working in WordPress
How Long Does it Take to Build a Website on WordPress?
This piece attempts to give clarity on a tricky and open-ended question: “How long does it take to build a website in WordPress?” It’s been updated on May 30, 2017, to discuss the time cost of training and supporting site owners.
Simple Time Tracking with Toggl
David and I searched for quite a while for a good time tracking solution. In fact, at one point we were paying a fair amount every month for a project management/proposal-generating/time-tracking solution that we just used as a glorified time tracker.
“What is WordPress?”: What to Tell Your Clients
Your clients need a plain-language explanation of what WordPress is, and why to use it over other website solutions.
Changing WordPress Permalink Settings: Inconsistencies and Gotchas
Today’s article starts with a sad WordPress story, then explains why the sad story happened and what you can do to avoid it.
Easier Site Migrations: Avoiding DNS Problems with the hosts File
Over this past month, I’ve needed to migrate quite a few WordPress sites from one host to another. I can say with confidence: it’s still not my favorite process. There’s nothing that should be complex about it, but somehow there are enough moving parts that it’s never simple, and you feel on edge throughout. If you’ve ever put together a chair from Ikea, you’ll know what I’m talking about.
A Guide to Debugging in WordPress with your Reptilian Brain
Since so many things can go wrong in a WordPress environment, it’s important to develop general WordPress bugfixing hunches.
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.
Practical Dark Magic with Chained CSS Pseudoselectors
CSS pseudoselectors become very helpful when you can’t touch a site’s underlying PHP.