Something prompted me to look up how the WordPress dashboard has evolved over time, so I thought I’d post up a few screenshots. It’s neat to see the UI quantum jumps in 2.5 and 2.7—both happened in 2008, around the time WordPress became a force in my life. That’s serendipity.
WordCamp San Francisco is a classy affair—from live Jazz at lunch to world-class presentations, it never disappoints. You can even attend via live stream, which is not a bad way to see the talks if you can’t travel for whatever reason. Following are the credits, links and videos from my presentation, “Little Known Facts About […]
In my last post, I wrote about my adventure setting up a local WordPress OS X nginx MySQL PHP web server on a Mac. You can use launchd to automatically start MySQL, PHP-FPM, and nginx on OS X. Create and install plist files in ~/Library/LaunchAgents to run programs at startup on a per-user basis or […]
This is an overview of my local nginx server setup. If you just want to get up and running quickly, using the built in web server on OS X Lion or even MacPorts or HomeBrew is probably a better idea for you. I’ve installed from source so that I can mess around with all the […]
PHP::Impact recently named sixteen PHP open source applications that have “changed the world” including two of my all-time favorite, much loved, and long used web phenomenons, WordPress and Gallery. Ten years running is a long time for the popular, pragmatic, database-wielding phpMyAdmin to have been in high demand—I had no idea phpMyAdmin had been around […]
It was extraordinarily cool to meet WordPress creator and Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg at a Utah WordPress Meetup on Saturday, February 2, 2008. Matt is an all around nice guy who is unassuming and very laid back. Despite his reserved nature, I think he has a million ideas in his head at any given moment. […]