As you probably know I love to teach, particularly about things I’m passionate about such as web and security. I got the opportunity to do so again today for the online training site WPSessions in a series called Security for Developers. To hear the whole talk (and a few more with it) will set you back $30 but you can view my slides below. Continue Reading
I’ve gone through a lot of coding tools over the years, from Dreamweaver to Coda and Espresso I think I’ve tried just about all of them. About two years ago I got tired of switching all the time and thought I found my ultimate solution in Sublime Text 2. It was fast, easily customizable through plugins and seemed to do everything I needed it to do but it had some issues. Continue Reading
Yesterday I had the honor and the privilege of talking about the history of Better WP Security (now iThemes Security) at WordCamp Miami 2014. While it was a short talk, I hopefully gave folks a few ideas on not only what helped me build momentum with the project but also what some of the mistakes I made along the way. Check out my slides below.
I’m sitting here at lunch at WordCamp Miami. This is my 2nd time at this event after who knows how many other WordCamps and similar events. While this is always a positive camp there are a few things about Miami and WordCamps in general that I’ve found unique of all the conferences I’ve been to. Continue Reading
Using GIT (or other version control systems) to keep track of and deploy WordPress sites is becoming the “in” thing. Do your changes, commit them to the repository and, in some cases, watch them automatically go to another server in your environment. It’s a great workflow that allows you to always have the option to back out of any changes made and revisit what you did later. Continue Reading