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Writing vs Content Marketing

In the book Sick in the Head, a young Jerry Seinfeld is interviewed by an even younger Judd Apatow about the state of stand-up comedy in the…

Speaking at WordCamp OC 2017

I will be speaking at WordCamp OC 2017 on the topic of WordPress for Nonprofits. June 10 & 11 in Irvine. When I originally applied to speak,…

Digital Spring Cleaning

As someone who makes digital content for a living (websites, blogs, etc), it is easy to believe that consuming digital content is just as important as…

[Linked Article] A Beginner’s Guide to the WordPress REST API

I wrote a post for the Toptal.com blog. The article covers the WordPress REST API, as well as provides an introduction to REST APIs in…

All My Embedded Links, a WP REST API Proof of Concept

I’m a big fan of the WordPress REST API. I’ve been writing about it here on my site as well as other places. I’ve been using…

[Linked Article] Honoring a Son by Reaching Thousands

Recently, I had the privilege to co-author a blog post for The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation. The subject of our profile piece was Lisa McDaniel, a…

CMB2 & WP REST API Part 2 – Full Support

This article is a follow up to this previous post, which explored a method for adding CMB2 meta to the WP REST API. As CMB2…

Enabling SSL & HTTPS on WordPress

Encryption, the ability to protect data as it is transferred across the internet, has entered the public debate and it’s not going anywhere. In fact it’s…

How to Use Hosts.cx to Preview a Website

When a website relaunch requires a migration, there’s one really iffy period that’s always given me the most trouble. You’ve drawn and designed, built mockups and…

Technology as a Tool- Not a Tyrant

Reflecting on the state of American nonprofits in the current century, the stats are good. Even after a major dip with the recession a decade…