• Two things you should never do in WordPress

    With 60K+ plugins available, WordPress pretty much allows you to add any functionality you like. Versatile, but not smart to do just anything in WordPress. Here’s 2 things you should never (want) to do in WordPress. Security I’ll start with the most obvious one and that’s the use WordPress security plugins. Solving bad actors and […]

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  • How to Merge Contacts in one account (for Mac)

    Sometimes it’s the little things going wrong that collectively over time start to become annoying. Contacts spread over various accounts in one such a thing (for me). If that’s you as well, here’s how I fixed it. A couple of assumptions here before you start. You’re living in Apple land; we’re talking Mac and iOS […]

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  • Life is what happens…

    … to you when you’re busy making other plans. It’s a famous quote by John Lennon that proves to be true time and time again. At least for me. Yesterday, I’ve let everyone at Servebolt know I would leave them. I found myself wanting to pursue personal (business) goals that required me to be fully […]

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  • Stop Chrome from hiding full URL

    Chrome 86 adds yet another obfuscation. Slugs are no longer visible and only visible upon hover. Chrome has been trying for ages now to hide the full URL in its address bar – Ominbox in Chrome’s own terminology – and I find it annoying as hell. There are so many reasons for me to always […]

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  • Newsletter Glue, is it for you?

    Sorry about the corny click-bait title, but it’s the mood for today, so I’m just going to roll with it. Over the summer I saw Lesley Sim tweet about a new plugin she was introducing and it peaked my interest! It solves a very particular niche, but one that needed a better solution than what’s […]

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  • WordProof awards €1M grant by European Commission

    This week was an exciting week a friend of mine, Sebastiaan van der Lans. His Dutch startup WordProof, as they were awarded a €1 Million prize by the European Commission. With this contest, Europe aims to stimulate the use of blockchain technology to solve social problems. WordProof, founded one year ago, managed to leave 175 […]

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  • How To: Restart Your Camera in Mac OS X

    Working from home, for most, includes a fair amount of video conferencing. But, what if the camera on your Mac produces No Connected Camera errors and effectively won’t work or has suddenly stopped working with apps like Facetime, Skype, Zoom or Google Meet? Well, you can either go for a full reboot of your computer, […]

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  • Letting go…

    This is just a reminder to let go. To let go of things you’re not going to pursue. Of things that are never going to get the full attention that they deserve. Of things that are cluttering your todo list. Of things that you feel obligated to do because you once thought of them. I’m […]

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