I recently made the switch from Sublime Text 3 to GitHub‘s Atom editor. Whilst I was tinkering around last year with the initial Atom preview releases I was only now ready to make the move. I have to say that their 1.0 release video had quite some impact on giving it another shot too :) Introducing Atom […]
I recently wrote a guest article over at WPDailyThemes.com! It’s about the 5 most essential modifications I’d do to a WordPress installation, if there was only time to do 5 things.
I named it The 5 Most Essential WordPress Modifications (in Case the World comes to an End).
Utilizing a CDN (Content Delivery Network) seems to be the the latest buzz and the CDN provider CloudFlare seems to be on the forefront of the hype. Besides reducing the load on your website, saving traffic and offering free site optimization and threat control, they also offer a free plan. Why would you therefore not […]
So, I went to McDonald’s here in Japan, where they currently offering a special menu dedicated to the greatest football nations. Of course Germany and Brazil were the first two countries which got their own burger. So I couldnt wait to try the Deutschland Burger! Behold the German Burger Pork Schnitzel (aka Deutschland Burger) with Pretzel Bun, […]
Even though most of you have by now seen my Facebook posts, but as promised here is a dedicated post about what Aki and I have been up to over the last months. Finding luck in the Seto Naikai? As you might remember, we were initially looking renting a house in the Hiroshima area, specifically […]
I recently had to add captcha to one of my web contact forms as I was receiving a lot of spam from it. I went for a simple math captcha as I think it is easier to understand than Googles reCaptcha. Since the implementation turned out to be much easier than expected, I thought I’d […]
I have just discovered a WordPress plugin for the Embed.ly service. What the service does is it allows to paste content via url into WordPress and renders it perfectly for your readers. Similar to what we all do on Facebook all the time. Have a look at a few examples below. Using Embed.ly with Github […]
I haven’t posted in a while. The thing is that Aki and I moved to a new house in Setouchi-City. It’s a very old farm house and there’s lots to repair and especially to be cleaned up. Be sure to read some proper post about it soon. For now here’ s a quick video of […]
MailPoet is hands down the best Newsletter plugin for WordPress right now. However, in order to use its full potential it needs to be used along with a professional SMTP service provider, like Mandrill. This tutorial will explain you how to setup Mandrill and MailPoet to send your Newsletters in style. And the best of […]
There is not much known about the President of Rockstar Games and creator of the Grand Theft Auto video game franchise, Sam Houser. Luckily enough, Playboy’s Harold Goldberg scored an interview with him. The full interview with Sam Houser can be found here. Here’s some quotation that should get you interested: Of course, there is more […]