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Why you should never, ever use nulled themes

One of the things that makes WordPress so good to use is how customisable it can be. You can choose any theme or plugin you want, from any marketplace or any site, or you can code your own, and WordPress will run on your site.

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Four cool, non-numeric naming conventions

So it’s no secret that Ikea has some unusual names for products, especially to an English-reading eye.  If I told you that I recently bought a “Bjorkasen”, you’d assume I had bought a child from an Icelandic singer.


What the hell is the GPL?

If you’ve been using WordPress, developed for WordPress, or looked into WordPress – or software development as a whole – you’ll likely have heard of the GNU General Public Licence or GPL. But what the hell is it?

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HTTP Codes and Redirects

If you have used the Internet for any amount of time, you’ll become familiar with some numerical codes. They’re usually related to errors, such as 404 (Page not Found), 403 (Forbidden), and 500 (Server Error).

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Why you need to use SSL on your website

Security is one of the most important advances in technology these days.  Whether it’s WhatsApp encryption or governments wanting access to encrypted devices, there’s a lot of talk about security and the importance of encryption.

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Data Privacy under the GDPR (even after Brexit)

Everything we do these days occurs online. From paying bills to reading articles to talking to friends to controlling our heating and lighting, every aspect of our lives somehow involves online communications.

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Freelancing on any budget, for any industry

As a freelancer, you are always restricted when it comes to your budget, and you have to stretch your budget in creative ways. Here are some of the tools I use to manage my work, my clients, and my business.

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