Catching up with ClassicPress

In our previous article published late last year, “ClassicPress Beta is now available – should we adopt it?“, we took a look at the new WordPress fork called ClassicPress, which… More »

The WordPress 4.8 text widget will destroy your content

I just completely lost the contents of a text widget, and it was WordPress’s fault. I had a normal, old-style text widget, containing a set of links, and within each… More »

Organize my uploads into month- and year-based folders

The piece of text I’ve used as this article’s title should be familiar to all WordPress users. Can’t place it? The image above should give you a clue… it’s on… More »

Why I’m ditching Evernote for Simplenote

For the last three years (ever since I switched from PC to Mac in fact) I’ve used Evernote as my personal notes repository, using mainly the Mac application and Android… More »

ZigPress Hardware Kit

I work from many locations – my living room in Malta, the office in Malta where I consult for a tech startup, my place in Gozo, my family home in… More »

Plugin Review – Dynamic WordPress Form Builder

Let’s face it, forms are one of the most important parts of a website, and yet they’re also one of the things that WordPress really doesn’t do well. Out of… More »

Beating designer’s block

As a web designer or developer, you may not think much about where your inspiration for visual layouts and elements comes from – not, that is, until it seems to… More »

10 Essential WordPress Plugins in 2011

Every so often I write a post like this one – and this is a subject worth revisiting, since new and better plugins get released all the time, and older… More »

12 things that make a good WordPress plugin

WordPress plugins come in literally thousands of shapes and sizes. In my view a good plugin should have an intuitive admin user interface, work properly out of the box, and… More »

WiFi-enabled meeting places in Malta

Being so built-up and packed to the rafters with IT companies, it’s hardly surprising that Malta has a good selection of free Wi-Fi hotspots. You can easily connect at the… More »