A day in a life of a freelance wordpress developer

According to the Office for National Statistics, in April 2020 almost half of people in employment in the UK did at least some work from home. Overnight, for many people, coronavirus changed everything. Unless that is, like me, you’ve spent the majority of your working life as a freelance wordpress developer honig the exact set […]

Protecting a Website Against a Targeted Attack

Over the past couple of weeks, a client website had been experiencing peaks of high CPU usage. Initially, I thought it was pretty normal – perhaps just a backup process running, but then it got more and more regular, until CPU usage was at 100% across all cores for a whole 24hr period. This needed […]

Benefits of Working With a Freelance Web Developer

I was reading an article the other day about the benefits of working with a full-service marketing agency. It raised a couple of good points, but being a freelancer I wanted to put a few points together on the benefits of working with a freelancer… after all, there are many! Let’s start with the most […]

Keeping your WordPress site secure

It’s quite easy to get up and running with a WordPress website. In case you didn’t know… I happen to offer WordPress development, so if you’re in need of anything, do get in touch! WordPress is great – we already know that. It’s the most popular CMS around – powering over 20% of sites on […]

My Development Setup

Over the years, my development setup has changed many times! When I began developing, I used Windows and Macromedia Dreamweaver… That no doubt shows my age! For the past couple of years though, I’ve been Mac based and have used a variety of different development tools until finally settling on my current setup. In terms […]

My Most Popular WordPress Plugins of 2019

Yes, I know – this is a little late. We’re already 1/12 of the way into 2020 already… how is it February already!? At least this year we have a whole extra day to enjoy, and if you believe in old Irish legends, it’s a day where women propose to men! Anyhows, I’ve got a […]