Blog Archive: WordPress 10

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WordPress Orlando Q&A – May 2018

Posted on May 23, 2018 in Community, Hosting, Tool, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress

WordPress Orlando held one of its monthly Q&A sessions on May 22, 2018. The following list of links covers the majority of the resources described throughout the night.

WordPress Updates Permissions Error [FIXED]

Posted on May 16, 2018 in Hosting, Web Development, WordPress

Recently, I moved a WordPress site from one host to another and ran plugin updates, but that's where I ran into an issue.

Disable Emails Sending from WordPress in Development

Posted on May 3, 2018 in Tutorial, Web Development, WordPress

You don't want to send emails from your site to users twice - once from the live version and once from the development version. What you need to do is stop your local site from sending emails!

Why I Moved from Digital Ocean to Cloudways (and Digital Ocean)

Posted on February 1, 2018 in Hosting, Tool, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress

I'm not a server admin. I don't run server stacks and optimize buffer pools. This is where Cloudways saved the day.

Two Oh One Seven

Posted on December 31, 2017 in Community, Drupal, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress

As 2017 comes to a close, it seems fitting to do what so many others are doing and reflect back on the year that was.

WordCamp Orlando 2017 Recap

Posted on November 18, 2017 in Community, WordPress

WordCamp Orlando was held last weekend and, as a newcomer to the WordPress community, I wanted to check it out and see how the WP community compares to the Drupal community...

WP Ninja Forms Star Rating with FontAwesome Replacement Stars

Posted on October 2, 2017 in Tutorial, Web Design, WordPress

One of the most popular posts on this blog (and one of my most popular pens on CodePen) is replacing bullet list item styles with Font Awesome icons. I figured I’d follow that up with replacing the star rating …

Forcing www or non-www in WordPress with an htaccess

Posted on August 24, 2017 in Tutorial, Web Development, WordPress

Using the .htaccess file, you can force www or non-www URLs using the following snippets that should appear ABOVE any other code in your WordPress .htaccess.

Well, that’s kinda awkward….

Posted on August 19, 2017 in Drupal, Web Development, WordPress

For the last couple of weeks, this site has been undergoing some changes. Yes, it looks different, but that's not the biggest change....

Drupal Equivalents to the Most Popular WordPress Modules

Posted on January 12, 2013 in Drupal, Web Development, WordPress

While I'm a Drupal advocate for sites that require a content management system, I recognize that WordPress still holds the crown for most popular CMS. Through talking to others that work exclusively with WordPress, I've come across some of WordPress's most popular modules. I know this list isn't going to convert WordPress developers to Drupal (or vice versa hopefully), but I just thought it might be interesting to take a look at some of the similar modules. This isn't, by any stretch of the imagination, a comprehensive list, just a quick recap of some of the most popular WordPress plugins and their Drupal module counterparts.