Improve WordPress

Every web developer has made his or her own CMS, possibly even several times. Alone or in a team. What is often underestimated is the time and energy needed to maintain and improve everything once a website works with the CMS. In the meantime, a number of large Content Management Systems have become established. One […]

Translate WordPress

On May 11th 2019, the 4th WP Translation Day was organized! This global event will put focus on translations of WordPress. During the 24 hours, everyone is encouraged to contribute by submitting new translations to the WordPress repository. WordPress can only be this popular all over the world, because it’s supported by multiple languages. The […]

Less Google

Everyone knows and uses one of Google’s many services. At the end of 2015, these services were brought together under the lesser-known name Alphabet. The image below gives you a good overview of services that all fall under the Alphabet name. I’m sure you will recognise and use many of them. All of these services […]

DuckDuckGo as default search engine

Anyone trying to get away from Google, can start easily by using DuckDuckGo as his default search engine. Why another search engine? That’s pretty simple: No company needs to keep track of your details to find out more about you. DuckDuckGo is a good example of a profitable company that also advertises without wanting to […]

Vingerafdruk op de eID, een technische analyse

Laatste kwam deze tweet voorbij over de vingeradruk op de eID. Het was al even stil geweest over deze wet, die april van dit jaar in voege zal/zou treden. Het heeft even geduurd, maar eindelijk heb ik het rapport kunnen lezen. Dit is een eerste keer dat het toevoegen op de Belgische eID van een […]

WP Meetup Hasselt – Beveiliging

De eerste samenkomst van 2019 met de WordPress Meetup Hasselt ging over beveiliging. Met een kleine 20 deelnemers, was er heel wat ervaring met WordPress aanwezig. Daarnaast legt iedereen zijn eigen accenten bij het beveiligen want WordPress websites en niemand heeft de waarheid in pacht. We kozen daarom om een rondetafel methode te gebruiken. Zo […]

Facebook gave away your personal data

In the period from 2010 until 2017, Facebook had agreements with large (Tech) companies to share all users data. This gave them the ability to harvest personal data, without your consent. Facebook began partnerships for its own benefit. They did not sell data, but gave other companies access to user data. In return, the partner […]

WordPress 5.0 released

It took more than a year of development by the community to get to the WordPress 5.0 release. I think it’s a job well done. There are a lot of improvements that can be done, but upgrading from WordPress 4.9.8 to 5.0 goes without any problem. I experimented some more with the new release and […]