Using SSL To Build Trust With Your Website Visitors

Using SSL To Build Trust With Your Website Visitors

I’m sure you’ve had this experience at least once before. You’ve taken ages to do the research and you’ve finally found an item that satisfies all your requirements and fits into your budget. You add it to the cart, pleased with the deal you’ve found and get...
Social & Viral Can Hopefully Cure Disease – Meet Eliza

Social & Viral Can Hopefully Cure Disease – Meet Eliza

This hopeful, inspirational story of strangers from all over the world helping to put an end to this disease is remarkable.  It is humanity at it’s best. The quote is from Glenn O’Neill, father to Eliza, a beautiful little girl who thanks to an unlucky roll of the...
Tim Thumb Zero Day Exploit

Tim Thumb Zero Day Exploit

Damn you Tim Thumb! ** angrily shakes fist at the screen ** If you weren’t warned already that the image processing script Tim Thumb was seriously damaging to the health of your website ( Tim Thumb is Evil ), another serious exploit has been found. A...
Matt Mullenweg Talks in Sydney

Matt Mullenweg Talks in Sydney

Last night we were treated to a talk in Sydney from Matt Mullenweg on how WordPress was created and where its future lies. Matt was last over in Australia for WordCamp AU in 2008 and it was a real treat to have him back. He’s been touring around Australasia...
An Introduction to WordPress Plugin Development

An Introduction to WordPress Plugin Development

These are the slides from my WordPress Sydney talk on WordPress plugin development. We did try to capture the screen but the screencast software screwed up and munched the output file.  Nom nom nom… The talk was aimed at an introductory look at plugin development...
Matt Mullenweg In Australia June 2014

Matt Mullenweg In Australia June 2014

Officially announced today on the WordPress blog, the events calendar has been updated to include dates for Matt Mullenweg’s visit to Australia and New Zealand. Matt is touring this side of the world to help spread the WordPress brand and interact with the established...
Global Accessibility Awareness Day May 15th 2014

Global Accessibility Awareness Day May 15th 2014

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is on May 15th this year. Please support awareness in your local communities by attending one of the many public local events or consider attending the Social Media Accessibility Google+ Hangout. We’ll be attending the Sydney...
WordPress 4.0 Dev Kickoff

WordPress 4.0 Dev Kickoff

Development on WordPress 4.0 has officially been announced this week with Helen Hou-Sandi installed as release lead. Release leads are responsible for determining all important parameters for a release, like schedule, deadlines,...
WordPress 3.9 Core Improvements

WordPress 3.9 Core Improvements

WordPress 3.9, codenamed ‘Smith’, dropped onto our servers this week with a heap of core improvements mostly based around editing content. Named after jazz organist Jimmy Smith, this latest version of WordPress has updated and polished a lot of UI features....