Category Archives: hosting

Converting WordPress to Web App: Series Intro

With all the great, new web technologies flying around, we developers naturally want to dive into, play with, and ideally benefit from, all of them! But if you are working with WordPress, some of these new technologies can be challenging to integrate into the “typical” workflow. But I plan to convert my standard WP website to a cache-enabled, offline-first, performance-optimized, installable Web App, that takes advantage of Build and Deployment processes, and sits safely revisioned in a Version Control repo. Come along for the ride, it should be… fun! Continue reading

Adding HTTPS to my Dreamhost WordPress site

For some time I have wanted to upgrade this site to HTTPS, but I have heard so many horror stories that I kept putting it off and putting it off. Finally, a couple articles arrived serendipitously, and helped convince me that now was the time. I have no major breakthroughs here, but a) I wanted to brag a little, and b) I wanted to highlight a couple issues I encountered, resources I found, and workarounds I used. Continue reading

Today’s Readings

The latest installment in my “Today’s Readings” series, offering my rants and thoughts based on findings from around the world-wide web. Happy reading! Continue reading

Today’s Readings

The latest installment in my “Today’s Readings” series, offering my rants and thoughts based on findings from around the world-wide web. Happy reading! Continue reading

Today’s Readings

The latest installment in my “Today’s Readings” series, offering my rants and thoughts based on findings from around the world-wide web. Happy reading! Continue reading