Writing Secure WordPress Code

A few weeks ago I gave a presentation at WordCamp Europe on writing secure WordPress code. The methods I described in my presentation are extremely important when writing code for WordPress. Whether you are a theme designer or a hardcore plugin … [Continue reading]

WordCamp Europe Is Next Week!

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Next week I will be attending and speaking at the first ever WordCamp Europe! The event takes place October 5th-7th in Leiden, Netherlands. WordCamp Europe is going to be an amazing event with a insane amount of awesome presentations. I will be … [Continue reading]

Free WordPress Security Webinar Today

I'll be hosting a free WordPress Security Webinar Thursday, September 26th at 4pm EDT. The webinar was organized by SiteGround and is available free for anyone to attend. I'll be hosting the webinar with my WebDevStudios Co-Founder Brian … [Continue reading]

Is This Thing On?

I've been pretty bad at blogging lately, but I'm really working to change that. Stay tuned! … [Continue reading]

Grub Soda

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One of my favorite drinks lately has been what I call: Grub Soda. It's a delicious, refreshing, and low-calorie drink for any occasion. If you'd like to try it follow the instructions below. Ingredients: Club Soda Grape Vodka To make, … [Continue reading]

Do You Want Professional WordPress Plugin Development Second Edition?

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Recently I've been thinking about my book Professional WordPress Plugin Development, and whether there's enough demand for a second edition. Over the years I've received some amazing feedback from readers, many of whom have since released plugins … [Continue reading]

How To: Create a Network Only Plugin in WordPress

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If you've ever created a custom plugin in WordPress, you should be familiar with the standard plugin header code. The information set in your plugin header is displayed under the Plugins admin menu in WordPress shown below: There is a … [Continue reading]

May

May was a very busy month for me. Stay tuned! … [Continue reading]

The First WordSesh Was a Huge Success!

WordSesh, the first ever 24 hour free live streaming WordPress event, took place just a few short days ago. I had the privilege of helping organize and run the event with Scott Basgaard and Chris Cochran. The event was a huge success that featured … [Continue reading]

How To: Get the Current Logged in User ID in WordPress

When developing custom themes and plugins for WordPress there are times you will need to get the logged in user's ID. There are a few different ways to accomplish this, but I'm going to show you the easiest method. To get the user's ID you'll use … [Continue reading]