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Deep In It

Deep in the code.


Making good progress on my next pro plugin, Simple Ajax Chat Pro :)

Fast times

Events definitely are speeding up. For those who are paying attention.

Blocking tons of spam

New wave of spam comments easily blocked, add =https:// to WP Discussion settings ▸ Disallowed Comment Keys.

Plugin update time

Wrapping up book launch. Now focusing on plugin updates for WP 5.9, due Jan. 25th.

It’s here!

Soft launch for my new book: Wizard’s SQL Recipes for WordPress

Almost there

New book around 200 pages, almost done!

New book progress

Making great strides on my new book. Planned release in December :)

Organizational tools

To organize my life, I keep it simple. online: plain text files, offline: sticky notes.

Googlebot IP list

Official list of Googlebot IP addresses.


Lot of 1s in today’s date 20211111.

New book

Working on a new book :)

Star Trek

I enjoy listening to original Star Trek and NG episodes while working online. After a while it feels like I’m working on the ship as part of the crew, going on adventures.

shapeSpace theme update

New version (2.6) of my shapeSpace starter theme now available! Always free & open source for everyone :)

Book updates!

Finished updating all of my books! As always, book owners can download the latest versions for FREE :)

Accessibility Tools has a very thorough list of accessibility tools.

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GA Pro: Add Google Analytics to WordPress like a pro.
I try to make use of default functionality whenever possible. For everything.
Upgraded iMac to Ventura. Disabled "unsend mail" feature and found some (now) hidden wallpaper settings. Overall smooth upgrade.
( $this ) is bloat. ($this) is better.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom coming May 12, 2023. Absolutely pumped.
Favorite thing for breakfast is a tall glass of cold water. Hits the spot every time.
Fall is my favorite season :)
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