WordPress Themes: Features to Look For

With thousands of free and premium WordPress themes available to style your WordPress website, it can be overwhelming for the small business or start-up to choose an appropriate theme for their WordPress website. To narrow the search a bit, consider these five...

Blogging Boot Camp Workshop

If you’re on Maui later this month and you’d like to get into blogging, social media consultant Peter Liu and I will be leading a Blogging Boot Camp workshop on Saturday, September 25 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Topics include: Introduction to Blogging Why...

Tim Thumb Security Vulnerability Affects Many Themes

Last week it was discovered that Tim Thumb, a PHP image resizing utility used in many WordPress themes, had a security vulnerability. Some popular themes including Thesis and some Woo Themes use this utility. WP Candy has been doing a nice job covering this issue and...

WordPress 3 Ultimate Security Book Review

The upshot If you manage your own WordPress website, you should have this book. If you have someone else manage your WordPress website for you, they should have this book. The review WordPress 3 Ultimate Security by Olly Connelly is a comprehensive guide, not just to...

July 26 WordPress 201 Workshop Slides

We had a good turn out to yesterday’s WordPress 201 workshop with a lot of good questions and participation from all attending. Here are the presentation slides from the workshop. Thanks to all for attending and participating. High Tech Maui WordPress 201...

WordPress 3 Ultimate Security

I’ve had the misfortune over the last few weeks to deal with some WordPress sites getting hacked, which has moved the topic of WordPress security to the front burner. The threat to WordPress sites from hackers is very real and unless you take precautions with...

Upcoming WordPress Workshops on Maui

I’ve got two new WordPress workshops coming up in the next couple of months. Next Tuesday will be another round of the WordPress 101 workshop, and then on July 26, I’ll follow that up with another WordPress 201 workshop. WordPress 101 Workshop: An...

WordPress Training Project: Jasmyne Consulting

WordPress has made great strides in making it easier for people to create and publish their own websites. The WordPress training that I’ve been doing on Maui in association with High Tech Maui has provided basic and intermediate level WordPress training to...