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.
So late last night, I moved leland.info over to leland.me. I bought the leland.me name a while ago with the intention of “rebranding” leland.info with it, and haven’t gotten around to it until now. This will be a quick post on how to properly migrate a WordPress site to a new URL, including the crucial […]
I see a lot of misinformation out there about SEO, and it’s never going to end. When ignorant SEO-clueless people see an ad for “get #1 for any keyword!” they’re going to pay attention, and they’ll probably pay up for some fraudulent ranking service. (Hint: the only people who can actually “guarantee” you a top […]
One time I got an email from a “SEO expert” telling me that my site was doing so poorly in search engines because one of my pages had a few validation errors and that I needed to hire an “expert” like him to “optimize” my site so it would rank better. Here are the facts: […]
.CO is the country code for Colombia, and registration was just opened up to the general public yesterday. Yes, there have already been some big sales like e.co for $81,000, Twitter acquiring t.co, and Overstock buying o.co for $350,000. Who Is Buying Them As far as the biggest sales go, it appears large corporations are […]
I follow a lot of people in the WordPress community from my @themelab account, a number of whom run their own businesses based around WordPress. If you run a business on Twitter, there’s a good chance your clients and other (potential) customers follow you. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen Twitter postings […]