I made a fun video with my friend Lydia at Expresso Designs today about backing up your site and safely updating, and I realized I was overdue for a website backup post. Basically, you should not work without a net. Two nets, actually – a staging site and regularly scheduled backups of your site. The staging […]
At a recent WordPress Wednesday Meetup, Don Brown had a great question that forced me to realize I was wrong in something I’d blithely assumed about the Customizer. Or, more accurately, never really stopped to think about. As you doubtless know (since you, my dear readers, generally know everything and I am perpetually just trying […]
Ever tried an update, often for a plugin, on your WordPress site and the “Briefly unavailable for maintenance” page is not brief? I will spare you the uninteresting details of why you’re stuck, 50% because boring and 50% because don’t completely understand. I am dumb but honest, like a large Newfoundland dog. Per the nice […]
There is of course lots of info on the GDPR on the internet, and filling up your inbox. If you’re like me, you’re a little (see: a lot) intimidated by this new law. It seems so serious! And I’m not a criminal – I’m not that tricky! But rest assured, it’s not actually meant to […]
Stumbled across this informative and public-spirited Stack Overflow post about the inimitable Chuck Norris. Not only is he a heck of a guy, he’s a color!