Just a short one, today, to announce with much fanfare that this here website is running on PHP 8.0, which was released a short while ago. A pain free upgrade. Your mileage will vary – lots of breaking changes happened in PHP 8.0, but over here, I keep things nice and light.
My SEO colleagues shorthand “Structured Data” to “schema” but as a developer, the word schema has a meaning… they mean: Schema.org structured data. That’s the subject of this blog post: How to add Schema.org structured data to your WordPress website – with or without WooCommerce – in order to get some Rich Snippets happening in… Continue reading How to add Structured Data in WordPress
Since I made a post a number of years ago, half-jokingly referring to this, my personal blog, as the fastest website in the world, I’ve obviously invited an amount of scrutiny onto the performance of my own pages. I use this site to test bleeding edge things that clients – frankly – wouldn’t want to… Continue reading Mitigating High TTFB With Cloudflare
This one crops up from time-to-time for me, and as I frequently ask myself questions, this post lays a digital trail for me to come back to in future.
Give thanks! For PHP 8.0.0 is here… released just 40 minutes ago, today, Thanksgiving Day. The official release notes are here.
I know, right. I don’t say things like “pretty cool” but AMP stories are now called Web Stories, have a WordPress plugin, are officially supported by Google, and feature a simple drag-and-drop interface to allow you to create mobile friendly content which looks like this:
I got a weird error with Zoom in the past week on a new PC – on which Zoom had been working fine, one moment, and then, failing with error code 1132.
I’ve had to explain this a few times recently, so probably there isn’t a good, clear explanation out there on Google, for this little corner of Google 🙂
I got asked this question a while back, and at last I’ve put together some content which I think can stand up to some small amount of scrutiny online… “What should I put down when I buy business insurance as a web developer???” The answer is – and isn’t it always – it’s complicated! I’m… Continue reading Business Insurance for Web Developers
I quite like WP Engine as a host for WordPress sites, but they don’t suit all cases, all the time.