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WordPress Core Contributor

I’m officially unofficially a WordPress core contributor! Earlier this month I decided that I wanted to contribute to WordPress. The first step I took was joining the WordPress slack channel and I mostly silently (with the odd sentence here and there) observed various...

June 2020 Interesting tidbits about PHP & WordPress

PHP 7.4.7 was released on June 11, 2020. It looks like this was a pure bug fix release. You can find a list of bug fixes here: PHP 7.4.7 change log PHP 8 Release Date PHP 8 will be released in November 26 2020 now instead of December 3, 2020. This schedule is still...

Single Responsibility Principle

There are many ways of architecting software. There are many ways of organising code. When an architect (in this case Software engineer or programmer) decides to create a plugin, he/she must decide how they’re going to organise the logic of the code. In the Single...

WordPress Fatal Error

Sometimes, you think updating your plugins will be a simple click and forget process. Most of the times, this is the case, other times, problems arise. If you click on the update plugin button, and you get a “Fatal error: Cannot redeclare class” message,...