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Austin Ginder

Scanning for Website Errors with Lighthouse CLI

WordPress is preparing to finally upgrade the bundled version of jQuery. The first step was completed as of WordPress 5.5 which was to remove jQuery migrate. That bumps the minimal jQuery compatible to v1.9 which is a 7 years old…

Switching to Linux

Less than a year ago I switched from a MacBook Pro to Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 3. The Windows Subsystem Linux (WSL) was a big enabler to seamlessly switch platforms. Windows with WSL works pretty good. It’s not perfect and requires…

WordPress 5.5 Custom Code Compatibility Fixes

With WordPress 5.5 begins step #1 of a 3 phased approach for updating jQuery to the latest version. This is long over due. As of the 5.5 release of WordPress, jQuery migrate 1.x has been removed. That means any custom…

Why I Pay 6 Figures to Kinsta 💰

I’m pretty open when it comes to running my business. Anchor Hosting resells other managed WordPress host providers, primarily Kinsta, and bundles in routine WordPress maintenance at no extra cost for a hassle-free WordPress hosting experience. In a nutshell that’s…

Keyless Activation With Easy Digital Downloads

Paid WordPress plugins typically require an active license in order to receive plugin updates. While I understand the need for plugin authors to utilize license keys, I really dislike dealing with them as a customer. I’m currently building Stackable, my…

Quickly Resolve Plugin Conflicts with Stackable

I’m currently building Stackable which is a WordPress plugin that enables lightning fast ⚡ duplicate copies of your WordPress site. There are many potential use cases for Stackable, however I’m really excited for its ability to safely identify theme or…

Building a WordPress Plugin

I recently decided to build a WordPress plugin. It’s called Stackable, a lightning fast way to create a duplicate copies of your WordPress site. I’ve built WordPress plugins for myself before, however this is the first time I’m going through…

WP Freighter Uses a WordPress Multitenancy Architecture

Two weekends ago I decided to start building WP Freighter as a WordPress plugin. This gives an interface to stacking multiple WordPress sites on a single WordPress instance as explained here. It’s currently under development and I’m pretty excited about…

HTTPS domain redirects with Netlify

Have you ever configured a domain redirect to a specific page on a website? If so then you most likely had mess with an SSL in order to get the redirection working with HTTPS. Domain redirections can be handled by…