Chris on…WordPress

I’ve been using WordPress since 2005 and writing plugins ever since. I’m a core contributor, community member, WordCamp speaker, and plugin author. With over 10 years of WordPress experiance, we can get you on the right track.

Why cleanly formatted code matters

Being that I work in the software development industry and also work on open source projects, it’s needless to say I’ve seen my fair share of ugly code. I’m not just talking...

/ April 30, 2013

My Perspective on Debugging

So earlier tonight I was doing some work for a client and fired off a Tweet in frustration. I’ve embedded it below for easy of use: If I can't use...

/ February 26, 2013

5 Things I've Learned About Writing Flexible Plugins

This year I had the opportunity to travel to WordCamp San Francisco where I saw a myriad of great speakers and met a ton of great WordPress developers, users, and...

/ February 5, 2013

Why Building Plugins for Others can be Hard

For those who don’t know, I’ve been developing WordPress plugins for about 5 years. While it started out as some random small time stuff, it’s recently increased in scale with...

/ January 16, 2013

Why I Ditch the Laptop During Conference Tracks

So tomorrow is Desert Code Camp 2012, and with it comes my first public appearance as a speaker. I’ll be doing a track on “WordPress Plugin Bootcamp” where I talk...

/ November 16, 2012