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 ) 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, it was listing all his author profiles in […]