Why did Automattic just give away 165 WordPress themes on Jetpack?

Finding the right theme for your WordPress site is hard. One of the most difficult things, I think, is working out which features are free and which features you are going to pay for. A lot of developers fail to make it clear and you can waste a lot of time getting testing themes that don’t do […]

Why I use WordPress instead of “Eating my own dog food”

A lot of writers have day jobs. We don’t talk about them much. They ruin the glamourous image people have of us – lurking in coffee shops, sucking up the wifi, using all the plugs, and making one small cup of tea last an eternity.  Personally I’m lucky in that I not only have a […]

Building a better WordPress for Writers

WordPress is the de-facto standard for writers who want to set up a website to publicise their work. It’s such an important part of the eco-system for writers that I use it even though I run a business that has its own content management platform! Despite this, I don’t think WordPress offers a great experience for […]

Fix: WordPress Android App 404 Error on xmlrpc.php

One of the reasons that I decided to build the latest iteration of my website in WordPress was the WordPress Android and the option of integrating WordPress to other platforms that I use through the WordPress XML RPC Interface. If “Content is King” the ability to add content to my site wherever I am (and whenever […]