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.
… and WooCommerce, if it were a stand-alone CMS (and not a part of WordPress) would be the second fastest growing CMS in the world, each month, for the past three months. WordPress – the Open Source flagship Content Management System continues to flourish. It doesn’t seem a moment ago that WP accounted for 30%… Continue reading WordPress is now 40% of the web
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 website is now dark mode by default. Not because of any particular reason, other than because I wanted to put a change in place… If you are looking at this in dark mode, leave a comment below, or ping me on Slack and say something fun! I’ve also been doing some performance enhancements… to… Continue reading Dark Mode Initiated
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 quite like WP Engine as a host for WordPress sites, but they don’t suit all cases, all the time.
A long while ago, I made this website 100% AMP, because mobile first is the future, and the future is now.
I was browsing through ratings on my Codeable profile, which I’ve had since 2016, and I’ve got an average rating of 4.95 out of 5, after over 400 completed tasks. This is all 5 stars and three 4 stars reviews. See some of the recent ones below:
I’m a WooCommerce developer, and I write a lot of stuff… but I realised I haven’t written a lot about the software itself, so here’s a longread for you… this will go deep, and get deeper over time, but if you’re interested in eCommerce, and specifically Woo, then this post will provide a good deal… Continue reading WooCommerce: All About the Web’s Most Popular eCommerce Software
WP Engine just sent around an email to let me know their prices are about to drop – for one account, an actual dollar $ decrease, and for the others, more allowance on the same plans!