This article saved my life this week.
https://woocommerce.com/2017/07/the-power-of-wordpress-and-woocommerce/ Nice writing Kat, and a great shout out to my buddy Sakin.
My talk from WordCamp Kathmandu entitled “Coding With Jetpack” is now available on WordPress.TV. I hope you enjoy 🙂 [videopress xQwbucAg]
Ever wonder how much space your MySQL database uses? Here you go: [sql]SELECT table_schema "Database", SUM( data_length + index_length ) / 1024 / 1024 "MB used", SUM( data_free ) / 1024 / 1024 "MB free" FROM information_schema.TABLES GROUP BY table_schema;[/sql]
A few days ago, I blogged about my family’s new home in Port Saint Lucie. Today, I’d also like to announce a new home for my blog – rich.collier.blog (you’re there now!) This site has had several domain names in it’s time, but I feel confident that I’ve just made the final switch – collier.blog is here to stay. IfContinue reading “New Homes All Around”
Until just yesterday, when Wired’s Margaret Rhodes interviewed me about joining Automattic and I shared this number with her as if to brag, “26% of the web runs on Open Source WordPress” … it finally hit me! That didn’t mean the number was a huge number, it meant that most of the Web was notContinue reading “74%”
Today, I open sourced my Twenty Sixteen child theme. It includes an empty resume page template and a clean travel shortcode that uses Google Maps. You’ll need to check out the source code for usage, but it’s very simple 🙂 This child theme is meant to be only very small improvements to the WordPress TwentyContinue reading “I Open Sourced My Twenty Sixteen Child Theme”
It was time for an overhaul of my go-to WordPress stack. For a long while, I’ve been running PHP 5.4 on CentOS 6 with Varnish. Technical times are changing and it was overdue for an upgrade; so I bring you this! My first impression of PHP 7 – WOW, Just WOW! The speed increase is phenomenalContinue reading “WordPress Multisite on CentOS 7.2, Nginx 1.9.5, PHP7, batcache, and HTTP/2”
Obviously, you should only use this in development environments. This is used to create an abundance of test authors (named after popular TV show characters) in WordPress for testing. Run this from bash terminal: [bash]wp user create wwhite email@example.com –role=author –display_name="Walter White" –first_name="Walter" –last_name="White" –send-email=false wp user create swhite firstname.lastname@example.org –role=author –display_name="Skyler White" –first_name="Skyler" –last_name="White"Continue reading “Create WordPress Test Users From Breaking Bad Characters”
If you don’t have git installed, use Yum to install it. [bash]sudo yum install git[/bash] Stop nginx, if it’s running. LetsEncrypt needs to bind to port 80 and/or 443 to verify your web server. [bash]sudo service nginx stop[/bash] Switch to root and git clone the letsencrypt repository. [bash]sudo su cd ~ git clone https://github.com/letsencrypt/letsencrypt%5B/bash%5D NowContinue reading “Get Up and Running with LetsEncrypt.org Certificates on CentOS 6 and nginx”