Professional WordPress Second Edition Has Hit The Shelves!

WordPress Book

My latest book, Professional WordPress Second Edition, has hit the shelves at major book retailers nation wide! The book is also in stock on! Professional WordPress is still the highest rated WordPress development book on Amazon! The … [Continue reading]

Professional WordPress Second Edition Reviewers Wanted

My latest WordPress book, Professional WordPress Second Edition, is scheduled for a January 9th release! This book is jam packed with new content for Professional WordPress developers and designers. Every single chapter has been reworked to provide … [Continue reading]

StartBox – A Powerful Theme Framework for WordPress


Last week my company,, announced the acquisition of StartBox. StartBox is a very powerful theme framework originally created by Brian Richards. If you haven't used StartBox before, I highly suggest you give it a try. You can … [Continue reading]

Pre-Order Professional WordPress Second Edition


Professional WordPress Second Edition is now available for pre-order on Amazon! A lot has changed with WordPress since the original book was released, which was written for WordPress version 2.9. The second edition, written around WordPress … [Continue reading]

Now Hosted on

I just finished the process of moving my blog over to! I was becoming very frustrated with the speed of my site and knew WP Engine could fix my load speed issues. As you can probably tell the website is already loading much faster! If … [Continue reading]

WordCamp Philly is Next Week!

WordCamp Philly 2012 is next weekend! For a third year in a row I am a co-organizer of WordCamp Philly. This year we have a packed schedule with some amazing speakers. The entire event will be Halloween themed, which you know I love, so I can't … [Continue reading]


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How To: Add and Remove Allowed File Types in WordPress

Recently I had a client request that we block BMP files from being an allowed file type for uploads in WordPress. As always WordPress provides a very simple way to set what file extensions are allowed to be uploaded. To do this we'll use the … [Continue reading]

Free WordPress Security eBook, a site dedicated to being a solid resource to anyone that builds WordPress websites, has released a free WordPress Security ebook that I contributed to! The book is titled "Locking Down WordPress" and is available in PDF, Kindle, and … [Continue reading]

I’m Married!

At this exact moment I'm on a beach in Bermuda getting married to the love of my life, April Heline! I truly am the luckiest guy alive. … [Continue reading]