Using Auth0 and the WordPress REST API

This post is to simply clear up a few confusions I initially had when working with Auth0 and the WordPress REST API. I imagine there may be others out there who would benefit from a little more clarification than has been given on this issue. Auth0 and the Auth0 WordPress plugin does not offer any support for the WP REST API. This does not mean that Auth0 is blocking the WP REST API. It simply means that you cannot authenticate access to the WP REST API with Auth0 – or that you cannot do this without a fair bit of […]

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Vertical Text When Viewing Posts in WordPress

A common and and annoying issue I and many others have encountered is text displaying vertically in a post archive in the WordPress dashboard. Although this issue may look difficult to fix, it’s actually caused by too many columns being displayed. The solution is simple.

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Add An Episode Index To The Anchor FM Podcasts Embed Player

Update: I have built an embed maker for this functionality. You can see it by clicking here. Recently I ran in to an annoying little issue. I wanted to use the Anchor FM podcasts embed player available on to one of the sites I manage. is possible, however Anchor FM only lets you embed the top part of the player that you see on their site, not the episode index. Just having the top part of the player wasn’t the kind of experience we were looking for users to have on this site. I found that Anchor FM gives […]

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Random WordPress Tips – Ep #1 – WP Rig, WP Smoother

This is a new series of articles simply for the purpose of sharing some valuable WordPress tips and tricks I’m learning on my journey in the WordPress Universe. There are mountains of information on WordPress, and it’s often very hard to wade through, especially for beginners, so I’m hoping this will help people gain some traction in that area. WP Rig For our first of our WordPress tips, we have  WP Rig. It’s a great tool which I’ve just discovered. Its purpose is to help WordPress theme developers create fully custom themes, that are “lighting-fast”. But it’s much more than that. […]

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Starting a Freelance Web Development Business in Australia

Clients all over Australia

When I started my business, there were some key routes I took to getting my first jobs. Initially I was experimenting with almost anything and everything I could, and I noticed there were some avenues which gave more fruitful results than others. Here’s some tips based on my experience of  starting a freelance web development business in Australia. This article is not limited to Australia, and much of the advice is universal, but I thought it would be best to clarify that my experience is Australia specific.  Frame of mind I can give you some perspective on the frame of mind […]

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Invest More on Your Own Website Than on Social Media

Invest in your own site or social media?

Website Vs Social Media With the recent take down of very large channels like Alex Jones’ Info Wars, it’s becoming more obvious than ever that you may not want to put all your eggs in one basket. Regardless of the reasons for these take downs, business owners are seeing how these aggressive tactics are. They’re  moves made by some of the biggest tech companies. This indicates that these platforms may not be as solid as they seem. Let’s investigate some of the reasons why it may be a better time than ever to invest more on your own website than on […]

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Factors that create a poor user experience for your website

Thumbs down to a website with a poor user experience

It’s vitally important that if you have an online presence, that you are presenting your self, or your business in an appropriate, and accurate way. Just like you present yourself in real life, the same goes for the web, and people inevitably, either consciously or subconsciously, judge your work on the Internet. In this article, we explore various factors that influence how what you put out online will be perceived. You can be great at a few of these things, but if you haven’t addressed all of the below reasons, you will create a poor user experience and lose a lot […]

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