Entrepreneur, WordPress integrator, SEO strategist, and a not-so-horrible writer

Let’s Hope Do Does A Post Mortem

I received an email today that took me by surprise: It’s Time to Say Goodbye Here at Do, our customers have been the driving force behind our mission to change the way people work together. While the last two years have been an incredible journey, we’v

WordPress Brute Force Login Flood

Yesterday morning my web server suffered its worst Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack yet. For two hours 893 separate IP’s continually hammered my cloud VPS server and pretty much sent it crying to mama. I could barely connect to it. I decided

A New, Sustainable WooThemes

The Announcement Woothemes announced today that it will significantly change the way it licenses and supports its products. Which is a good thing. Their original business model was unsustainable, as are all WordPress-based businesses with lifetime supp

Please Stop Using ‘Less’ When You Mean ‘Fewer’

I see this mistake all over the web and and want to point out that there’s a technical difference when ‘less’ and ‘fewer’ should be used. Use ‘less’ when you mean weight, size, volume, or something similar. Use ‘fewer’ when it’s in number. Examples: Di

So You Say You Know Social Media, eh?

I am so, so, so, so, so sick of everyone and their goddamn grandmother (literally, I’ve seen a grandmother) adopt Social Media as a skill on LinkedIn. Fuck you. No seriously, fuck you. You don’t. What you know is how to log in, like stuff, post photos,

New TLD’s Are Coming – Are You Ready?

Top Level Domains or TLD’s are best known by their extensions. You likely are already familiar with .com, .net, .org, .edu, .gov., .biz, .cc, and maybe even .co. But are you prepared to start typing,, or Me ne

Static Subdomains With WordPress Multisite Wildcard Subdomains

Best of Both Worlds: Static Subdomains With WordPress Multisite Wildcard Subdomains Scenario: Let’s say you have a few existing non-WordPress sites that are hosted in subdomains alongside a WordPress site hosted on the root. Not an entirely alien scena

Matt Mullenweg at WordCamp San Diego

The inaugural WordCamp San Diego was held July 16 and who should attend but Mr. WordPress himself, Matt Mullenweg. I was on the edge of my seat, like a fanboy at Comicon (okay, not that bad), listening to his responses during the townhall-style Q&A ses

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