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WP Flipclock 1.7 Released!

Today I’m delighted to announce the release of WP Flipclock 1.7! This plugin introduces a hugely requested feature. Responsive Clocks! So, now the clocks are in some way responsive. It has one break point, and can do with expanding I guess, but it’s a start. In short, if you go on a small screen, this:-…

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Want Me To Share Your “Expert Opinion” Post? Then Do This….

Recently, I’ve seen more and more “Expert Opinion” posts, particularly in the WordPress space. I’ve been asked myself to contribute to these, and I can see why. It’s easy content (you write very little beyond the actual questions), you can get some natural shares (from those contribute to the article, they may get an ego…

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MancSAS February 2016 Meetup – Top Takeaways

(Header Photo Credit – https://twitter.com/I_COM/status/697507967441235969/photo/1) Last week was the reboot of the MancSAS meetup that took place in I-COM’s offices on the 10th February. This meetup was the first in a new format, in that it had a larger collection of talks and lightning talks as well to get a broad range of speakers from…

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Speaking at WordCamp London – 8th-10th April 2016

I’m delighted to announce that I’m speaking at WordCamp London, happening the weekend of 8th and 10th April, 2016. The talk I’m giving is my “Top Tools to Use for WordPress SEO (to use as well as Yoast’s Stuff)” talk, though this is a full session, rather than a lightning talk. In this talk I’ll…

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How To: Save CMB2 Colour Picker fields as RGB Values

Recently I have been working on a project where we needed to save CMB2 Colour Picker field as a RGB field. As great as CMB2 is, by default, the field is saved as hexadecimal field (like #FFFFFF). This makes sense as it is the most common ways to display colours on the internet. However, should you…

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Speaking at MancSAS, 10th February

Before I worked in WordPress development, I worked in SEO. One event that I owe a lot to is MancSAS (formally MancSEO), which was an monthly industry meetup back in the day that saw me network with the right people and ended up finding my first SEO job as well as my first job in…

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Alternatives to Mailchimp’s Social WordPress Plugin

I was browsing Facebook when I couldn’t sleep a few days ago, when I saw a sponsored ad from a company I follow – Mailchimp – announcing they are closing the Social plugin. This disappointed me, as I use Social (on my personal blog, as well as Wrestling Betting), so I’m gutted it’s being discontinued.…

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3 Ways To Make Your Blogging Easier in 2016

We’re a few weeks into the New Year already, and already there has been some interesting developments in the WordPress world. We’ve already had one release (4.4.1), which was released early last week, however still people are generally getting back into the rhythm on what to do in 2016. As such, I’d recommend to use…

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Predictions for WordPress Businesses for 2016

Happy New Year Everybody! I hope you had a great break and are feeling refreshed for the new year! We took a nice break, we didn’t switch off totally but did end up having a fair few days just keeping an eye on things rather than doing much work. It is definitely needed though as projects…

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State of The Winwar – A Year In Review

So as alluded to in the previous post, 2015 has been an interesting year for me personally, and professionally there’s been a lot of changes as well, most of which has been good. This post will hopefully be a bunch of thoughts on the year. Scrum Down Right. I’ve no idea if this is Scrum…

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