WordPress

General WordPress Articles & Videos Tutorials

WordPress powers over 23% of the top 100million websites in 2014, it’s Open Source and available to anyone for free, and it’s one of the most talked about software projects in the world. On this site Tim talks about WordPress concepts, tutorials and videos focusing on more niche aspects of running a WordPress site, be it in a large enterprise environment or a small vanity site.

Advanced WordPress Training Courses

In addition to the articles below, Tim runs a range of Advanced WordPress Courses in the UK throughout the year. Details are available on the link above.

Prevent Brute Force attacks with Fail2Ban & WordPress

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Fail2Ban with WordPress Tim guides you through protecting the WordPress login from brute force attacks with a simple program called Fail2Ban and a tiny 3 line WordPress plugin. Before going into some of the more unusual things you can do with Fail2Ban.

Getting Started with WP-CLI

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getting-started-wp-cli-video Tim introduces WP-CLI and shows some quick examples of how you can use it in this screencast, done with the backing of his Patreon Patrons. This is the first of a multi-part series on WP-CLI for timnash.co.uk

Running WordPress without any admin users, a dystopian future?

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Imagine a world without an admin user role, where sites just run themselves and the only users are editors, is this a ultimate utopia or dystopian nightmare? What if we didn't have users at all, or even an admin interface? Tim pontificates and experiments with "adminless" WordPress sites and finds it's future mixed.

Sourcing & Evaluating plugins

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sourcing-plugins A few months ago Tim gave a talk at WordCamp Manchester regarding the state of the plugin eco-system, the talk to WordPress professionals and lovers was a jovial romp through the often scary world of picking a plugin and hoping that this time, this plugin will just well work!

Dynamic Static Site Generators strategies

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WordPress as a static site generator, have I gone mad? Isn't a Dynamic Static Site Generator and oxymoron? These and other interesting questions shall probably never be answered, but there are a few good reasons to use WordPress as a Static Site Generator and recently I have been taking a new approach.