Alan’s Personal Techy Website

  • Activating Jetpack Modules

    It seems Jetpack has a mind of its own deciding what modules to activate by default, especially on a localhost install where you can’t connect to their servers. I wanted to test their default Contact Form against my Anti Spam but was having difficultly trying to understand why it was not active. After going down […]

  • Use OpenAI ChatGPT to generate Descriptions for WooCommerce

    This morning I got distracted by a tweet where someone mentioned perhaps someone’ is building an AI descriptions plugin for WooCommerce. So I thought well it’ll only take an hour and so I built one. It actually took a bit longer because I’m not a WooCommerce developer so I needed to find out where the […]

  • Becoming a WordPress developer

    I’m often ask how can someone become a WordPress developer. Without being glib I’ll outline some generic steps. WordPress is a popular and widely-used content management system that powers millions of websites and blogs around the world. As a result, there is a growing demand for skilled WordPress developers who can build and maintain WordPress […]

  • PHPCodesniffer and WordPress

    PHP_CodeSniffer (PHPCS) is a tool for checking code quality in PHP. It can be used to ensure that your code follows a given coding standard, such as the WordPress Coding Standards. It can also be used to detect syntax errors and other issues in your code. To use PHPCS in WordPress development, you will need […]

  • WordPress historic Gold Rushes

    Over the past two decades, WordPress has emerged as one of the most popular and widely-used content management systems on the internet. With its user-friendly interface and powerful features, WordPress has attracted a large and diverse user base, ranging from small business owners and bloggers to large enterprises and media organizations. As WordPress has grown […]

  • Use WordPress to help your New Year’s resolutions

    As we start another year and look ahead to the new one, many of us take the opportunity to set new goals and make resolutions for the year ahead. If you’re a WordPress user, there are plenty of ways you can use your website or blog to help you achieve your resolutions and make the […]