Making 3D WordPress Themes With WebVR

We all know WordPress is a hugely popular and easy to use publishing platform, but what if what you want to publish is not simple content?

I felt like experimenting with something different, and I’ve had a project in mind for a long time to create a kind of travel agency application for future space travel vacations.

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Using ElasticSearch with WordPress

I’m a big fan of stuff that’s cool. And ElasticSearch is really cool…

If you’ve been on my website before you’ll also know I’m a fan of WordPress, so what better way to celebrate my obsessions than with a blog post.

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Brutalist Web Design

When I build websites, I like to keep things as simple as possible. Many things, especially on the web, get over engineered just for the sake of it, which makes my job as a developer that much harder, but I believe it also impacts the user as well.

We’ve all grown accustomed to the way the Web looks and feels. Websites nowadays all have a very slick, polished, smooth and at times, a very animated feeling to them. Things slide and pop and move, but what we forget to ask, is why? Why does it have to be like that?

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On WordPress

I’ve been using WordPress almost since I first started Web Development. It’s one of the most used web apps across the Internet as well as one of the most popular open source PHP platforms you can find.

It’s super easy to install and doesn’t require a great deal of technical knowledge to operate, but one of the most impressive features of WordPress is that with technical knowledge you can mold it into almost anything you can imagine. Not just a blogging platform anymore, WordPress is much closer to a powerful application framework, and if I’m honest, it’s one of my favourite development platforms.

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Migrating from Shopify to WordPress

Shopify is a well known eCommerce platform, and web searches for data migrations either to or from Shopify are pretty easy to find. What I couldn’t find was an explanation on specifically migrating blog articles from Shopify into WordPress.

I recently had a client who ran a Shopify store that only sold one product, a magazine, while the rest of the store was dedicated to the blog content. The business wanted to expand the content strategy and build the subscriber database, so, while migrating platforms wasn’t my first choice, it made sense in the long run as we have more flexibility and control with WordPress.

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