I’ve recently had figure out an issue with the Restrict by IP Module for Drupal 6.x – (restrict_by_ip 6.x-3.x-dev). After a lot of investigation I discovered that the login issue related to how the module deals with the CIDR representation of a single IP address.
A few trends that I have noticed recently with regard to WordPress development.
- WordPress hosting providers offering services to niches – the latest one released is CampusPress for the hosting of Education based sites. While there are many offerings for high trafficked WordPress sites – the trend is now to specific verticals.
- Lots of blog posts on the postitives of using WordPress as a Web application framework – some of the functionality that quickly springs to mind are things like user and media management.
Over the past few days I’ve been torn a little bit away from the comfort zone of web development activities and have been thinking a lot about the Social media session at Open Coffee Sligo next thursday.
12 months ago at our inaugural get together – we had a great talk from Johnny Beirne of Downloadmusic.ie on how to use online channels to forward your goals for sales, customer engagement and so on.
So WordCamp Ireland is rolling up pretty quickly. Back in November 2009 I was delighted to help out in organising Northwest Connects – as well as doing the moderation of the two panel discussions we had on the day. Both discussions went well – according to plan in as much as something like this can – and I received good feedback afterwards.
This weekend in Kilkenny for WordCamp Ireland – I find myself fulfilling a similiar role (I think..)
The session has the title of WordPress use case scenarios and the the context will examine the power and potential of WordPress for charity, community and news based sites.
We’re beginning to take a lot more overseas queries on our WordPress plugin development capability.
Perhaps not surprisingly, one of the first questions asked is whether we have provided any plugins back to the WordPress user community.
So while we have lots of examples of WordPress plugins developed for our customers that use WordPress – many prospective customers baulk because we don’t have plugins shared with the WordPress community. Read more
Business Innovation Centre, Institute of Technology, Sligo.