Merry Christmas

I had been writing a new blog post every 3 days, a pretty good streak, even if I do say so myself.  However, the last one was due yesterday. When I sat down to write the post yesterday, my website was offline!  Shock horror.  Looking at my uptime monitoring, all of my sites (hosted on the…

Show current WordPress template

The WordPress template hierarchy is complex to say the least, or at least, not overly memorable… It’s incredibly useful and powerful to be able to create overriding custom templates, giving you full control over what you want to display for different parts of the WordPress site you’re creating. However, it’s easy to get lost, and…

Ultimate Addons flaw

If you are using either the Ultimate Addons for Beaver Builder or Ultimate Addons for Elementor plugins, then you really need to update them as soon as possible. Security researchers at MalCare have discovered a critical authentication bypass vulnerability in both of these populate premium WordPress plugins, and unfortunately they are quite trivial to exploit.  The…

Akimbo by Seth Godin

There’s a few podcasts that I like to listen to, generally whilst I’m doing the washing up, folding laundry, or when walking or driving somewhere.  I generally have more on my list to listen to than I actually have time to listen, but that’s the modern world, we have a near infinite amount of information…

Slack is better than Teams

You may feel that this is a bold statement, or a controversial opinion.  Or then again you may agree completely, in which case, you are correct. There are lots of articles, posts and comments out on the big wide web about different communication tools, and how Slack vs. Teams vs. whatever-else-it-is-that-you-like compare and contrast in…