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Talking Business

Me talking business? Whaaat. Well, I had a fun day. First I had a meeting in Olari highschool. They’re switching to WordPress. I can help with that. Then I went to my own school in Pohjois-Tapiola highschool and talked about business! After that I had a meeting that I can’t talked about yet. But it was …

Where to Learn WordPress Development

You are already familiar with HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP or MySQL. You do web development as a hobby or even a full time job. And now you’re entering in WordPress world – brave new world. Welcome! But where can you learn WordPress development? There must be thousands of places where you could start. But this is not …

Accessible Navigation Patterns talk in Jyväskylä WordPress Meetup

New WordPress Meetup groups have been popping out lately more and more here in Finland. Jyväskylä WordPress Meetup and Turku WordPress Meetup are the newest meetups. I visited in Jyväskylä Meetup and talked about accessible navigation patterns. My goal was to bring awareness about accessibility. It’s not hard but needs a certain mind set: Can …

WordCamp Finland 2016

Welcome to WordCamp Finland 2016! It will be on April 15th in Helsinki followed by a workshop and contributor day on the 16th. Get you ticket now, I’m certain that we’ll be sold out sooner or later. If you have never been in WordCamp here is short info what it’s all about. WordCamps are casual, locally-organized …

Do you love WordPress Quiz

I love WordPress! I love everything about WordPress! WordPress is so awesome that I’m falling in love with it! I love WordPress community! I originally posted this article in WP Daily which is now Torque Magazine. You can still find and read the original article. But since it’s my article I wanted to publish it in my …

Accessible Full Screen Menu

You might argue is full screen menu good idea in the first place. But it can be attractive and useful in the same way as modal dialog when done right. First step is to make it fit in your site design. Not all sites have a natural place for full screen menu or modal dialog. Then work …

Chuchadon: WordPress Theme for Sport Clubs

Chuchadon was originally meant to be Church related theme. It’s also a distance fork from Toivo theme. But at some point it just went her own way, and turned in to a sport and fan club theme! It’s also a perfect fit for your fitness, health, or happiness blog. For sport clubs I recommend SportsPress Plugin. It can …

Update: EDD Members and multisite compatible

EDD Members is membership add-on for Easy Digital Downloads Plugin. Root functionality is based on calculating expire date for users. Then we can have private page, post or any post type based on expire date. Expire date has been saved in User Meta and that’s perfectly fine. But if you had multisite install expire date …

User meta in WordPress multisite

Have you ever needed to save user specific data in WordPress? Have you ever wondered how user specific settings work in multisite? Do you want settings to be global and shared across all sub sites? Or do you need to retrieve the user meta setting for the current site where the user meta setting can …

WordPress.com theme review

It’s been interesting to compare theme review processes. Now it’s time to take closer look at WordPress.com theme review process. I’m lucky enough to have couple of themes in there and therefore have some insight information. Let’s talk about how you can get your themes in WordPress.com and what is the theme review process. How …