Category: Programming

  • Fixing some things on my Statamic Site

    While this wasn’t “live” here is a video of me working through some issues with my Statamic site so that I can get it read to launch and be my new main site.

  • Installing WordPress Plugins From the Command Line

    Installing WordPress Plugins From the Command Line

    As I’ve been doing more and more with the command line being iPad first, I’ve needed to adapt some of my workflows. Previously if I needed a new WordPress plugin but wasn’t able to find it easily in the WordPress admin interface I’d head over to the WordPress.org Plugin repository to download it, then use…

  • Restricting Site Access by IP With Statamic V2

    Restricting Site Access by IP With Statamic V2

    One of the first things I do with my client staging site is to restrict them with a WordPress plugin called Restricted Site Access. This lets me allow by IP address who can see the site without logging in. That way clients can see the site while we test it without the world seeing it…

  • Getting Started with Statamic: Installing and Deployment Strategies

    Getting Started with Statamic: Installing and Deployment Strategies

    As I’ve started to dig into Statamic one of the first things I want to tackle is having a solid workflow and deployment strategy and unfortunately I’m finding a bunch of dead links to posts from developers from 2015 that haven’t kept their domains up[1]. While the the forum has a bunch of answers I’m…

  • This is Not the WordPress You’re Looking For

    This is Not the WordPress You’re Looking For

    Overall, I’m not happy with the direction that decisions in WordPress have gone. This is not the WordPress I fell in love with. Links Jetpack adding search recommendations WP Tavern on admin notices WooCommerce adding suggestions My Gear My gear: https://curtismchale.ca/my-gear Patreon: https://patreon.com/curtismchale Music: https://curtismchale.ca/epidemic

  • WPMU Dev, Reviews and Having your Views Challenged

    WPMU Dev, Reviews and Having your Views Challenged

    Late last year WPMU Dev got in touch with me to talk about a blog post from 2011 that was critical of their upgrade notices. Well, that podcast just got released and it’s a great one. After listening to it I have a few thoughts. They were on the cutting edge To start this conversation,…