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  • Localised Estimated Reading Time
    So a few people have been writing about my estimated reading time function recently. In particular – it got mentioned on WPTavern in a post ...
  • Nomad Chargekey for iPhone
    Anyone been in a situation where you needed to charge your smartphone but didn’t have the right cable to hand? I know I have. I ...
  • A Comedians Take on Web Usability
    Paul Boag recently published a snippet of Michael McIntyres comedy roadshow where Michael is complaining about website usability. Clearly the sketch is exaggerated for laughs ...
  • I No Longer Use TimThumb – Here’s What I do Instead
    Last weeks there was a second exploit found in TimThumb. Thankfully it was no-where near as bad as the first one – but it raised ...
  • New TimThumb Exploit Found
    It’s been reported today that there is a new TimThumb exploit found. Unfortunately nobody told me about this before the exploit was announced – in ...
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  • Cuomo’s Embarrassment
    Last week in the New York elections my friend who was running for Lieutenant Governor, Tim Wu, lost. However, the New Yorker has a great ...
  • Zero to One
    Zero to One by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters is one of the best business books I’ve read in a while.
  • Tim Cook on Privacy
    Tim Cook’s letter on Apple privacy is pretty amazing and a shot across the bow of Google.
  • Merchbar
    Merchbar is an iPhone app that makes it easy to buy merchandise from your favorite artists. It also was the first investment I made through ...
  • Fast Company Profile
    Every second, somewhere in the world four babies and two WordPress blogs are born. That great line comes from Shane Snow’s profile of myself, Automattic, ...
  • WordPress Themes In Depth
    Just launched my new book WordPress Themes In Depth! This book literally is packed with over 450 pages of in-depth theme-building action. If you want ...
  • WinningWP FTW
    Just wanted to let everyone know about WinningWP and some of the great tips, tricks, and resources that they’ve been sharing for the past year. ...
  • Backup and Restore Theme Options
    After taking the time to set a whole bunch of theme options, it’s nice to be able to make a quick backup of your theme ...
  • H5 Theme Update
    Theme update! The H5 Starter Theme is all updated and afresh for your theme-building adventures. The previous version of H5 still works great, but there ...
  • Disable Default Dashboard Widgets
    Continuing with tips for customizing the WordPress Dashboard, here is a look at one way to remove unwanted widgets and clean up the default WP ...
  • Five New Themes Come to WordPress.org
    We’re tremendously pleased to announce the WordPress.org launch of three gorgeous portfolio themes and two elegant business themes by Automattic. … Continue reading ...
  • Why Bootstrap is a bad fit for WordPress Themes
    Since its release in 2011, Bootstrap has quickly become the most popular front-end framework on Github. This popularity also has an … Continue reading ...
  • Underscores With Automated Testing
    After adding Sass support early last week, we added yet another enhancement to Underscores that should make everyone’s life easier. … Continue reading ...
  • How to add Google fonts to WordPress themes
    When enqueuing Google fonts, there are five things to consider: Is the font enqueued instead of included directly in the … Continue reading ...
  • Sass comes to _s
    I’m pleased to announce that you can now get Sass rolled into _s by simply checking the box on Underscores.me. … Continue reading ...
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