I’m just about to leave for WordCamp Cape Town 2012, my favourite tech event of the year and it looks like this one’s set to be bigger and better than any of the previous WP related events I’ve attended. I’m also loving the fact that it’s being hosted at one of my favourite places in Cape Town [...]
I’m super excited to see the new developments planned for the 3.5 release of WordPress. People have been requesting a more user friendly experience in the WordPress Media Management department for some time and rightly so, considering the platform is used so much nowadays for managing all kinds of web media. Have a look at [...]
My First Independent WordPress Course – Cape Town I’ve finally mustered up enough motivation to launch my own independent Public WordPress Course in Cape Town. I’ve been wanting to do this for ages since I’ve been teaching WordPress Development since 2008 privately, within companies and on behalf of Friends of Design Cape Town. It a [...]
WordPress has just releases version 3.3 with an impressive list of UI enhancements to further improve the ease of use of our favourite CMS
I’ve been teaching WordPress theme development for the past few years, not an extremely advanced curriculum, but the nuts and bolts. Yesterday I had my first tutorial published on envato networks new wptutsplus.com site. It’s great to see your work published in recogonised spaces. I hope to roll out at least another 8 – 10 [...]
This presentation was prepared in less than a day after emergency notice standing in for a cancelled speaker. For the full presentation website visit www.the-colab.com/wordpress-cms
Just about recovered from what was the biggest WordCamp Cape Town has hosted to date. You heard me, 12 hours. I was one of the first to arrive and left just before the after party hit, which makes me think, there’s a few people who would have been there for more than 12 hours. WordPress [...]
It’s been a while since the local WordPress obsessed have gotten together to talk shop and share their latest thoughts on their favourite CMS. Ashley Shaw who runs Lightspeed has done a superb job, no doubt a tough one, in getting tons of interest going. I know personally when attempting to organise another meeting about [...]
My WordPress site has been hacked by the Pharma Hack. It’s sad yes, I know, I should have properly secured my site years ago. I assume one of the reasons my site was hacked was due to a large portion of my print design portfolio containing Pharmaceutical Ad Campaigns. The hack was spotted by a [...]
The WordPress developer community is a buzz with a new “Custom” set of lingo which seems to be dominating the airwaves of late. With the release of WordPress version 3.0 a whole host of new custom features have been added to our favourite Content Management System(CMS) platform taking it way further along the line towards [...]
The fani.am website promotes fan accommodation in South Africa for the 2010 World Cup Soccer event, using WordPress, some great plugins & flutter custom fields.
They are the ones pushing the boundaries, delivering fantastic themes, tutorials and frameworks for the rest of us to work with. They are the ones talking about the latest theme development techniques and inspiring the rest of us to up our game.
As a relative newbie to the WordPress platform, but an absolute WordPress junkie, I owe loads to guys like these for the sterling work they are doing out there. I wanted to pick their brains a little and basically just get them all together in one place for a chance to fire a few questions at them.