Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer. Please consider what follows my unqualified opinion. I’ve long been impressed with Unsplash. From to the quality of the photos, to the sheer size of the collection, to the freedom of the licensing, all the way to the user experience of the website itself. As a WordPress theme author […]
As a WordPress theme shop owner, I’ve become hyperaware of any issues that surround the GPL and how they relate to WordPress products. I decided to publish this article that dispels several myths about it. And even though I’m a self-proclaimed GPL nerd, do note that I am not a lawyer. Myth #1: It’s okay […]
Leland.me is now running over HTTPS, making it the last of my main websites (the others being Themetry and WP Chat) to be served over an insecure protocol. I set it up using Let’s Encrypt, a new certificate authority that’s been generating a lot of buzz lately. And for good reason: SSL certificates typically cost […]
Emoji have taken the world by storm in recent years, so it’s no surprise to see Emoji make an appearance in one of the cornerstones of the Internet: domain names. In this blog post, we’ll cover some Emoji domain history, information on buying Emoji domains, and explain why you might want to own one.
Update 3/10/17: While this article is still accurate, you should probably just use Let’s Encrypt instead. Discourse makes it easy, and eliminates many of the steps covered below. It’s also free. So I recently started running WPChat over HTTPS. This will basically serve as a noob version of the documentation already provided in the allowing […]
WPChat was a website I started a while ago to discuss WordPress topics in a live chatroom. After testing a few “plugins” for live chats within WordPress, it eventually turned into a page with an embedded iframe to a freenode IRC channel. This is what it looked like: It was pretty popular among a good […]
I once said, that I’d never sell Theme Lab unless I received an offer so good that it would be dumb for me to turn it down. Now that the cat is out of the bag, I can confidently say I stayed true to that statement. It was difficult to let it go, that’s for […]
Laugh all you want, but I’ve always been a Windows guy, and for the past six years I’ve used a Windows Vista laptop for 100% of my web development work. This weekend, I bought a brand new Windows 8 laptop. It was a cheap one. An HP Pavilion, with tax, totaled up to less than […]