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Coding never ends. Bring a snack.


Not posting anything online usually means I’m busy working on my next project.


Today is my 50th B-day :)

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.

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