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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • What is the WordPress REST-API?

    The WordPress REST API is a powerful tool that allows developers to build custom applications and integrations using WordPress as a backend. It provides a simple, standardized way to interact with WordPress data and functionality, making it possible to build a wide range of applications and integrations that go beyond the capabilities of WordPress itself. […]

  • Fake PayPal Money Payment requests

    Right now a very annoying tactic by scammer is to issue a Payment Request for something you haven’t purchased. Some just hope you will see the payment request and by pot luck it will be something you are in the process of buying, like an iPhone and make a payment. They can also include a […]

  • Testing PHP 8.1 on WP 6.1.x

    Right now, despite PHP 8.1 is only one release up from the lowest supported version PHP WP Core ( at 6.1.x and 6.2 alpha ) has deprecation notices. Although deprecation notices are not an issue, unless you are actively developing, like I do with my plugins. I like to have WP Debug on and displaying […]