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March 22, 2018

WooCommerce vs. Magento and Shopify – eCommerce Web Development

I’m a bit biased since I’ve been profiling in WordPress for a while now but I’ll share some objective points. That said, Magento has been a leading solution for eCommerce stores for quite some time. It does one thing and does it well – handling large volume of products, orders, and customers for online shops.

March 20, 2018

Is WordPress Suitable for Serious Web Development Projects?

Because building a complex WordPress platform depends on intimate familiarity with the CMS and a careful selection of a theme and plugins (if any). WordPress Site Building Most vendors either discard WordPress entirely or create a LEGO by bundling dozens and dozens of randomly picked plugins combined with a premium WordPress theme. Both approaches are

March 19, 2018

Can I Learn PHP Through WordPress Development?

Learning PHP through WordPress is possible, although I wouldn’t recommend it. Learning PHP From WordPress In all honesty, I know of a couple dozen people who followed that route. One of the smartest minds in my network did that – but it happened over a decade ago when email lists and support forums were still

How to Include a WordPress Plugin in a Non-WordPress Project?

Short answer: You can’t. The long answer is complicated and should be avoided if possible. That said, there are always workarounds… Rewrite the plugin The most viable (and rightful) option is often rewriting the core logic of the plugin. It’s the most time consuming one, but it doesn’t depend on the WordPress Core. Plugins tend

December 12, 2017

7 Steps to Reduce Your Email Backlog

Dealing with a staggering email backlog daily is a problematic chore. It takes a while to browse through your emails, identify priorities, reassign whenever needed, and handle everything without missing important backlog activities. Here are 7 practical ways to reduce your email backlog and automate your process in a sensible manner, thus allocating time and

September 17, 2017

The Current State of Programming in 2017

Back in the day, being a software engineer wasn’t sexy. It was a deliberate choice by people who were obsessed about tinkering machines and the rising world of information technology. Nowadays, we see active discussions from programmers such as As a programmer, do I have to absolutely love writing code? by people who are employed as developers and don’t