WordPress: Twenty Twelve Theme

WordPress will be getting a new theme with version 3.5, the long awaited TwentyTwelve (which was supposed to ship in 3.4, but was not quite ready).  Since it was almost ready for 3.4, it has been available for several months now if you knew where to find it.  I’ve already built client site using it…

WordCamp Toronto Developers 2012: Simple WordPress development sites and site migration.

WordCamp Toronto Developers 2012: Simple WordPress development sites and site migration.

I’m headed back to Toronto in November as a presenter at the first ever Toronto WordCamp Developers! I’ll be talking about 2 somewhat related topics that come up quite often at the Ottawa WordPress Meetup: setting up development sites and migrating sites that have been developed into place on the production server. http://2012.torontodev.wordcamp.org/session/simple-wordpress-development-sites-and-site-migration/

First published plugin: Meetup Widget

Today I released my first plugin, a widget to display a Meetup badge and a link to a Meetup Group. http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/r3df-meetup-widget/ I built the first version of it earlier in the year to use on the Ottawa WordPress Group website to link to the Meetup website. In preparation for my one of my WordCamp Toronto…

WordCamp Toronto 2012: Backups and Intro to plugins

WordCamp Toronto 2012: Backups and Intro to plugins

I’m excited to be speaking again at WordCamp Toronto 2012 in September. I’ll be giving 2 presentations: A talk about backups for your WordPress site: http://2012.toronto.wordcamp.org/session/you-have-a-backup-dont-you/ An introduction to WordPress plugin development: http://2012.toronto.wordcamp.org/session/intro-to-wordpress-plugin-development/ If you have not been to a WordCamp, WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences focusing on everything related to WordPress. Each WordCamp is a…

Montreal “Hello World” WordPress Meetup

I recently attended the Montreal WordPress Meetup “Hello World!” Event to see what other people have been using for creating Multilingual WordPress sites, as my primary multilingual plugin, qTranslate seems to be nearing end of life.  It’s been problematic enough that I’ve been looking at switching to WMPL and have installed it on this site as…

WordCamp Ottawa 2013: Introduction to WordPress.

WordCamp Ottawa 2013: Introduction to WordPress.

In addition to organizing, I’m going to be speaking at WordCamp Ottawa, twice! I’ll be presenting the introduction to WordPress pre-camp session on Thursday before the main day of WordCamp as well as presenting a talk on multilingual sites in WordPress on Saturday. Introduction to WordPress This session is an introduction to WordPress intended to…

The Ottawa WordPress Group

On September 21st, 2011 we held the kick-off meeting for the new Ottawa WordPress Group.  R-Cubed is one of the group sponsors and Rick Radko is a co-organizer. We hope to create a user group that will support leaning and promote WordPress in Ottawa.  The group is to address the needs of all levels of…

Sponsoring WordCamp Montreal 2011

Sponsoring WordCamp Montreal 2011

I’m attending WordCamp Montreal as the first WordCamp I have gone to, and R3DF is a sponsor!   There are lots of really interesting looking talks including a whole dev track! WordCamp Montreal 2011 Schedule I’m also looking forward to meeting a lot of people in the WordPress community that I know, but have never met. …

Sub-domain on different host

Recently I needed to put a sub-domain on different host than the main domain.  (the main domain was IIS and we needed an apache server)   You may not be able to do this with all hosting companies, so check with them first.  In this case, the servers were with 2 different hosting companies.   With…

Blog on a sub-domain

Where to put your blog?  How about blog.domain.com?  Putting your blog on a sub-domain makes it easy to keep all the files for your blog organized and separate from your other website files, you know, the CMS, the forum and the wiki you have jumbled on the site too.  The sub-domain keeps all the links…