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.
Category Archives: wordpress
WordPress as a NoCode Platform
I launched NoCodeWP this week and have been sharing some random thoughts on no-code, WordPress, and other topics.
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.
Ethical principles for WP devs
I’m so tired of seeing shady marketing techniques around WordPress plugins. I’m writing this post about plugins particularly but the same thing applies to themes too.
A new caching plugin: Wonder Cache
I’m excited to announce a brand new caching plugin, Wonder Cache. It’s a simple yet powerful caching plugin. It powers and abilities include: superhuman strength and durability. It’s forked from Batcache. First of all, I want to highlight Batcache. It’s an amazing caching plugin that empowers WordPress.com around a decade. We definitely say it’s a …
Today, I was working on shifting our object caching backend to Redis at NefisYemekTarifleri. And, it didn’t go well.
NYT Stats: Ramadan 2019
As a challenging part of working at the NefisYemekTarifleri.com, first three days Ramadan is the busiest time for us. We get max requests during that period. So, I just wanted to highlight some stats for taking note to myself and sharing some stats about WordPress at scale.
Website Migration: moving to a self-hosted
My personal websites (this one and blog.uysalmustafa.com) have been on the multisite for years and finally, I’ve migrated them to separate installation.
My motivation when contributing to open source
One of my favorite series is POI and this quote from the last episode. (It ended over the years ago)
Advanced Database Interactions with HyperDB
This is the continuation post of my previous post “Advanced Database classes for WordPress“. Please read that post before continue unless you are not familiar with advanced database classes for WP. Well, it’s time to see some configurations and ideas about how Hyper-DB or relevant DB classes might help you to scale.