WordPress Site Utility Plugin

There has been some discussion in recent weeks about the use of functions.php in the theme folder as oppose to using a plugin instead and the golden rule, in my opinion, is that anything that is not directly related to your WordPress theme should be in a plugin. Here I will outlined how I approach […]

WordPress Cumbria October Talk


WordPress Cumbria is a monthly WordPress meet up that takes place in Kendal, Cumbria. The October meet up was the second meet up between WordPress Developers, Designers, Users and anyone interested in the publishing platform. I was invited to speak at this months event. My short talk was entitled Extensible WordPress plugins and offered information […]

WordPress London Talk


After starting my speaking career in April at WordCamp Sheffield and doing talks at WordCamp Manchester and WordCamp Bournemouth I was kindly invited to speak at WordPress London by Ngaire Ackerley. Having only been to London a few times in my entire life it was nice to be invited down and I decided to make it […]


WordPress Support Forums

A month or two ago I had the pleasure of spending a day with other WordPress developers, designers and users at the WorcdCamp Manchester Contributor Day. As I have been working with WordPress for over 7 years now, and now earn my living from the software I think it is about time that I start […]

Speaking at WordCamp Manchester


At the end of June WordCamp Manchester takes place at Manchester Metropolitan University’s New Business School Building. I am pleased to able to say that I will be speaking at the unconference with a talk titled “Easy Extensible Plugins”. Back in 2010 the first WordCamp in Manchester took place at the Metropolitan University as part of […]