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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 four  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

Morten Rand-Hendriksen and Gutenberg

If you haven’t had a chance to watch this recent interview between Torque Magazine and Morten Rand-Hendriksen I highly encourage you to do so: Morten is one of the people I really look up to for his eloquence in being able to verbalize things in such a way that resonates really well with his listeners […]

Posted: September 01, 2018

Using Parcel to Bundle your Vue Powered WordPress Plugin

I’ve been working with Vue for the past little while and it has very much struck a chord with me and how I like to work. I think if you’ve been sticking with modern JavaScript development in any way you’ve got similar feelings about your latest workflow. Because I work with WordPress-related projects so much, […]

Posted: June 07, 2018