Happy 20th birthday, WordPress. We’ve known each other since around 2008, and I’ve been contributing in some way since 2011. Even though my contributions are often tiny, like a drop in the ocean, thank you for giving me the opportunity to contribute to 43% of the web.
Author Archives: mustafauysal
MySQL/MariaDB Character Problems: latin1_ to utf8_
Yesterday I’ve upgraded one of my servers that is running on Ubuntu 18.04; since it’s reaching EOL it’s better to perform timely updates. While upgrading the OS, why not upgrade MariaDB, right? So, I’ve upgraded it to 10.6.12 and this morning realized that one of the sites has been ruined with messed up characters.
WordPress as a NoCode Platform
I launched NoCodeWP this week and have been sharing some random thoughts on no-code, WordPress, and other topics.
Don’t sell broken products
As I work on building nocodewp, I’ve realized there are many things to discuss regarding WordPress. I wanted to quickly share my thoughts on the importance of including pre-made modules, page templates, or blocks within WordPress products.
Backup plan for power outages!
Electricity is one of the fundamental things that ruin your day immediately when it’s absent. I feel like back in the stone ages, far away from civilization and completely useless. Since I live in a small town, it’s more annoying because power cuts happen quite often. In this post, I will try to share my …
A Tweet turned into a Product: Handywriter
I’ve launched Handywriter today. It’s been one of my favorite tools in WordPress since I built it. It’s a good feeling to be a consumer of your own product. And, Handywriter is not an exception, it helps me a lot while blogging.
Overthinking is a hell
I’m struggling with overthinking a lot these days. And it’s not easy to deal with overthinking when you have an engineering mindset.
This year was like a roller coaster for me. Ups and downs, decisions, and changes…
Photo by João Costa on Unsplash
I made a FOMO generator tool for cryptocurrency investments. Surprisingly, It got some traction on Product Hunt and I can count it as a success.