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WordPress

Attending WordCamp US 2018 in Nashville

Howdy! Will you be attending  WordCamp US 2018 in Nashville this weekend? Me too! This will be my first WordCamp ever where I’m not volunteering or organizing and not really sure how this is going to go. But if you want to have coffee together or anything like that please let me know with the contact […]

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Life Technology WordPress

What You Do and How You Do It

When examining my career, I describe most of my efforts both ways. It’s why I’ve pushed so hard to improve on a craft I believe in. Until today I don’t think I’ve ever sold myself that way. What I do: WordPress developer, front-end developer, full-stack developer, PHP developer. How I do it: on time, just-in-time, […]

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WordPress

Happiness (For 4 Hours)

WordCamp Cincinnati 2017 is happening this weekend: November 11th and 12th. I’m excited to attend all day Saturday, but most importantly for four hours that afternoon I’ll be volunteering in the Happiness Bar. At the Happiness Bar, volunteers are available to help you troubleshoot any issues you’ve run into on your WordPress sites. Helping folks […]

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WordPress

A New Role

In 2010, I used WordPress for my company’s blog posts. My boss made the site already, I was just typing words into the post editor. This WordPress thing seemed easy enough to use! In 2011, I used WordPress to start sites anytime I needed them. It was only five minutes to setup, then themes and […]

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WordPress

Your Consultant Should Know How to Migrate Away from WordPress.com

So you’ve hired someone to help you build a WordPress site. Good for you! Then they tell you not to use WordPress.com? Okay. It’s not for everyone. It would fit most needs, especially if you can afford the Business plan. But for a developer looking to make a custom site for you, they may have their […]

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Louisville Technology WordPress

“Tomorrow: You’re Hosting…”

By which I mean that I’m hosting, but Meetup sent me a reminder. We’re going to be talking Gutenberg, and if there’s interest I might quickly demo the recently announced support of plugins and themes on the WordPress.com Business plan. RSVP for the event on Meetup.com, and note we have a new location. August WordPress Meetup […]

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WordPress

First Thoughts on the Gutenberg Editor Beta Plugin

The Gutenberg editor has been a much hyped enhancement to WordPress this year. A beta plugin for the experience is now available for download in the WordPress.org plugin directory. Don’t take the risk of installing a beta plugin on a production site, it will work just as well locally hosted. As a first reaction, I have a hard […]

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WordPress

6 Years – Thanks for Flying

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WordPress

Change of Theme

This blog had been using Hew for nearly a year. With the new domain name in place, I figured now is as good a time as any to update. alexjgustafson.blog is now running on Attache.

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Fitness WordPress

WWWP5k: The Worldwide WordPress 5k

I ran the WWWP5k this morning and there’s still time for you to sign up! Wait, how does that work? Any time between Monday, September 19th to Sunday, September 25th, travel a 5k anyway you’d like. Walk along the beach. Run on your treadmill. Jog with your dog. Hike in the woods. Once you’ve done your 5k, post […]