Always ask for permission. It could save someone’s life.

Always ask for permission. It could save someone’s life.

You know that phrase “it’s easier to ask for forgiveness than it is to ask for permission”? I think that’s complete bullshit. It’s way easier to ask for permission. Forget about the reasoning behind it for a minute. I think the payoff is bigger in the end. And that reason alone I say it’s easier…

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How to install RetroPie on Raspberry Pi 3 in less than 20 minutes.

How to install RetroPie on Raspberry Pi 3 in less than 20 minutes.

At WDS Camp 2016, Brad Williams brought his Raspberry Pi 3. Installed on it was a copy of RetroPie. I had heard about Raspberry Pi before. I wasn’t completely sold on the idea. Once, I almost won a Pi during a WordCamp event. After playing the original Super Mario Bros for hours on end, I…

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Your WordPress theme demonstration lacks many selling points.

Your WordPress theme demonstration lacks many selling points.

There is a difference between sales marketing and marketing a product because it’s based on a content management system. WordPress Theme Demonstrations are a primary example of what I’m talking about here. Yes, this is another post about my problems with WordPress Theme Demos. My first WordPress theme problem comes from the demonstration itself. Sure…

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What’s the deal with Super Specific WordPress Themes?

What’s the deal with Super Specific WordPress Themes?

Who needs a WordPress theme that’s built specifically for men that watch Football on Saturday and not on Sunday? Someone did because these WordPress Themes exist. How about the Super Specific WordPress Themes that are built for Lawn Services, Lawyers that never win lawsuits, and Pest & Rodent removal companies specifically? Why would a theme…

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FormWorks: Analytics for your WordPress contact forms

FormWorks: Analytics for your WordPress contact forms

I’ve always wondered if I am using the full potential of my WordPress Contact Forms. The answer is that you never can really know. First you have to decide to use a contact form plugin. I use Gravity Forms. Next, you have to style your forms. That’s where a plugin like Gravity Styles comes in.…

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Use the Jetpack plugin for WordPress. I’ve told you.

Use the Jetpack plugin for WordPress. I’ve told you.

It has been less than 24 hours (12/8/2015) since the release of WordPress version 4.4. The new version of WordPress has all of these wonderful features that you can read about later. Today I am blogging about one of my favorite plugins that I have been telling everybody about for a long time. I’m talking…

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I need to remind myself that there’s a big world out there

I need to remind myself that there’s a big world out there

Some days I lock myself in front of my computer. Not because I have no life. Mostly because I’m writing code. I develop WordPress Plugins. Some days I’ll forget to look out the window. So whenever I feel like updating my computer screen backgrounds, I always choose cities and bridges. There’s more to it than…

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Paid WordPress Themes Worry Me. Here’s Why.

Paid WordPress Themes Worry Me. Here’s Why.

One thing that I always tell people when they ask about paid WordPress themes is that they should ask a million questions before buying. I suggest that with everything, for full disclosure, especially with paid WordPress themes.The reason why is quite simple once you understand a few things. First, you need to have a beginners…

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It’s important that you give your client some WordPress education

It’s important that you give your client some WordPress education

WordPress Education is a big topic for me. Mostly because I offer WordPress Support and I speak at WordCamp events and Local WordPress Meet Up Groups. It’s really important to me. I want everyone to learn as much as they can from WordPress. What’s funny is, if people would just ask me, I would do…

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