My Simple WordPress Development Workflow

I want to share my development setup and talk about how I do things these days. This post is has two main sections. Part one covers the tools I use, and part two will cover my workflow ie. how I perform common tasks. Part 1: The Tools Local Web Server I’ve used Vagrant, then Docker, […]

WP Dev Flag – How to tell your WordPress Dev from your Production

Ever since I managed to switch all my websites to WordPress, I’ve greatly simplified my local development setup. I don’t need multiple vagrant boxes or docker machines anymore, so for the last 12 months or so, I’ve been running all my local WordPress sites on Local by Flywheel. For years I ran with the commonly […]

How To Customise Your WordPress Author URL – The super-easy way.

A friend of mine, Mike ( who blogs about old cameras amongst other things over at https://www.sgtberbatov.com/ ) came to me with an annoying niggle about his WordPress blog. He showed me that his author pages had been indexed by Google, and if he did a site:sgtberbatov.com, it was listing all his author profiles in […]