Celebrating 20 Years of WordPress by Speaking at WordCamp Europe 2023

Now that I’ve settled down from my trip to Israel and Greece, I wanted to share an exciting experience from WordCamp Europe 2023 in Athens, Greece. My talk, “Where Did We Come From: The History of WordPress,” delved into the platform’s journey from version 0.70 to its present-day dominance where WordPress powers 40% of the…

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Speaking at WordCamp Netherlands 2022

In the WordPress world, we have WordCamps. It is an event that will have 150 to 3,000 people depending on the event. WordCamp US can have up to 3,000 and smaller events, like WordCamp Atlanta (that I always attend) can have up to 650 people. The WordCamp Nederlands (WCNL) 2022 sold 483 tickets, which is…

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We’re Using Rocket.Chat

In 2014 or 2015 we started off using Hipchat. Hipchat was pretty cool, but this new and *free* service called Slack seemed to take over the world when it comes to instant communications. Slack is quite incredible and we still use it regularly with other companies, but for ClockworkWP, we’re using Rocket.chat as of 2022.…

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Editing web files without FTP

Are you a web designer that sometimes needs to SSH into a web site and make some changes but don’t know a Unix text editor? Here are some basic commands that you might need while navigating into the correct directory and editing a file using Vi, one of the best text editors around (if you…

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