On WordPress Managed Hosting

On WordPress Managed Hosting

Those of you who know me have likely had to sit through one of my rants on hosting. Anyone who has ever built, managed, or otherwise been involved with a website is sure to know the headaches that can come from finding the “ideal” hosting provider. For some, this could be shared web space. For others, a VPS, or Virtual Private Server is necessary. For as long as I can remember, I’ve insisted on using dedicated servers. (more…)

In Review: WordPress Conditional Widget Plugins

This morning, I received a tweet regarding the best conditional widget plugin. This got me thinking… what is the best plugin? There are several major contenders, but I never really considered which is the right option. In fact, I’ll go so far as to admit that the only reason I have traditionally used the particular plugin I usually do is convenience… it’s simply the first one that pops up in the WordPress repo when one does a quick search. (more…)

WordPress Multisite Sort

Multisite Sort is an exceedingly simple WordPress plugin (or snippet, if you prefer) which sorts the ‘My Sites’ menu in a WordPress Network alphabetically. (more…)

Can we just use everyone else’s content if we put it [all] in quotes?

By Rob Djubek | January 14, 2014
Some Gave All…

Some Gave All…

A helmet, dog tags, boots and a rifle thrust into the sand. These simple objects comprise what is one of the most powerful images seen on the modern battlefield: that of the Battlefield Cross. (more…)

In Review: Email Clients

In Review: Email Clients

Those of you who know me are probably aware that I’ve got lot of things on my plate. As such, email is a fairly important part of my life. I’ve been a loyal Thunderbird user for years now, but recently it has started to show its age (I’ll go into details later on). Given my recent issues with Thunderbird, I’ve spent the last few weeks playing around with virtually every email client I could get my hands on and thought I should share my findings. (more…)

Redesign, Refocus, Revitalize

If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you might notice that a fairly drastic change has taken place. Of note, the overall design of my site has drastically changed, and the portfolio that has always been an integral part of my site is nowhere to be found. So what prompted this change? (more…)

Development… for free?

Development… for free?

Over the years, I’ve seen some pretty incredible posts by an equally number of incredible people. I follow these people for any number of reasons… creativity, humor, education… But today, Andrew Norcross posted something that caught me completely off guard. (more…)