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Reworking SearchWP’s Advanced Settings Screen – Part 5

With most of the placement challenges solved it was time to start piping things up and making it all work again. An item on my punch list to think about when rebuilding this screen was to rethink what notifications looked like. In the (now legacy) screen I used a standard admin_notice where applicable, as most […]

Posted: January 23, 2019

Reworking SearchWP’s Advanced Settings Screen – Part 4

In the last update, progress was made by moving both a UI component and an Action from the Advanced settings screen to the Stats screen. This was a double-win because not only did the UI make more sense on the Stats screen, it freed up some space on the Advanced settings screen too. Because enough […]

Posted: January 21, 2019

Reworking SearchWP’s Advanced Settings Screen – Part 3

After adjusting the game plan to include additional Extension roll-in, I got back to work in building out the new Advanced settings screen based on the rough sketches I came up with. That process went pretty well as I started to adapt to my qualms that inspired the rebuild of the screen. I got as […]

Posted: January 19, 2019

Reworking SearchWP’s Advanced Settings Screen – Part 2

After getting the ball rolling insofar as a feature/update list for the Advanced settings screen in SearchWP 3.0 (yet to be released at the time of this writing) and one of the things to do being integrate the Manage Ignored extension into SearchWP core, I wanted to explain a bit about my approach to Extension […]

Posted: January 17, 2019

Reworking SearchWP’s Advanced Settings Screen – Part 1

The biggest user-facing change that’s coming in SearchWP 3.0 is a reworking of its Advanced settings screen. The last update to this screen was nearly three years ago and while it served a purpose then, it was showing signs of aging. While I’m a strong believer in decisions over options (albeit a bit more lax […]

Posted: January 16, 2019

Planning is Dead, Long Live Planning

As is customary in the final days of December each year, many of us are reflecting on what happened over the past 12 months and are waxing poetic about the next 12. I’m in that boat as I think about SearchWP, OrganizeWP, and this site. I’m excited for the next 12 months. The change in […]

Posted: December 29, 2018

New Product Launch: Introducing OrganizeWP!

TL;DR: I launched a new product! Check out OrganizeWP I’ve had this idea rolling around in my head since the last update to Hierarchy, and I’ve just now realized that was almost fourĀ  years ago to the day. The origin of the idea however roots itself nearly three years before that. It turns out I […]

Posted: November 13, 2018

There’s power in your choices. This is a post about Chrome.

It’s likely that by reading this you build part of the Internet. It might be a small corner, but it’s yours and you built it. In the big picture not a lot of people can say that, and as a result your decisions carry weight. I don’t mean to sound weighty but I think it’s […]

Posted: September 26, 2018

Sublime Merge

I woke up to some interesting news today in that the makers of the beloved Sublime Text have debuted a completely new git GUI client called Sublime Merge. This is interesting to me on a number of levels. I think the first thing that struck me was the pleasant surprise of discovering the tool. I […]

Posted: September 20, 2018

Cleaning up Links in your WordPress Site After Switching Domains or Permalinks

I recently moved this content from Monday By Noon where it sat for over a decade to its new place here on this domain. I learned a lot about a lot during that time and as I iterated on the site I played around with permalinks a number of times. There was a time when […]

Posted: September 04, 2018