WordCamp Miami 2015

I have the privilege this weekend of speaking at my favorite WordCamp, WordCamp Miami, on one of my favorite topics, Security. If you’re around the area check it out and figure out how to improve the security of your site!

Handling HHVM Crashes with NGINX

If you’re looking to speed up your WordPress (or any PHP) website HHVM is one of the best things you can implement. HHVM is a PHP engine, designed by Facebook, that compiles the PHP on your site into a C++ binary allowing it to run at a deeper level than traditional PHP engines.┬áThis┬ácan offer quite… Continue reading

My Development Toolbox – 2015

I’m a bit of a tool junky. Up until recently I had over 150 apps installed on my computer to handle all the little nuances of development. Frankly it was overkill. The truth is I only really need a few different apps as long as I learn them well. About once a year I take… Continue reading

Moving On To New Endeavors

“All good things must come to an end.” Last week this quote meant more to me than most as I turned over the reins to the Better WP Security/iThemes Security project that I had been building since 2010. I am proud to say that as of the 23rd of this month I am now a… Continue reading