Using Kickstarter to fund open source

Successfully crowdfunding open source development is difficult, but not impossible. Here are some of the lessons I took away from my Kickstarter project, “A more RESTful WP-CLI.”

Summary of the bootstrap / load updates coming in WordPress 4.6

Summary of the bootstrap / load updates coming in WordPress 4.6. Notable, after WordPress 4.6, WP-CLI will be fully compatible with any future changes to wp-settings.php. Previously, changes to wp-settings.php would break WP-CLI. Many thanks to Aaron Jorbin for helping work through the core changes.

Love and profit for wp search-replace — thanks Pantheon!

Moving databases between environments is tough. Many things can break in the process, and a single issue can sink hours of your valuable time. Migrating WordPress databases between environments is especially tricky for two reasons: Instead of relative paths, WordPress stores full URLs in the database, in many different columns and tables. These URLs, along […]