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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

WP Meetup Hasselt – Performance

Every 2 months, there is a WordPress Meetup Hasselt. This time we did a little experiment: We combined a talk about Website Performance with a hands-on session. This gave us an opportunity to put the new knowledge into practice. On beforehand we asked all participants to bring their laptops so they could work on any […]

RipsTech PHP Security Advent Calendar

The advent is the period of roughly 24 days before Christmas and is typically a period of looking forward to A well-known tool to help you remind the progress is an Advent Calendar. RipsTech released an Advents Calendar the past 2 years about general PHP vulnerabilities and they gave the idea a new spin. This […]

SpinupWP: A first impression

Hosting a WordPress website is easy these days. Most hosting companies have it available as a one-click install, which will give you a clean WordPress install to start creating your blog/website/… . When we, at AppSaloon, create a new WordPress website, we make use of an automated deployment and setup process. This allows us to […]

WP meetup Hasselt – Flexbox & Gutenberg

In de afgelopen WordPress Meetup Hasselt, van Oktober, kwamen 2 onderwepren aan bod: Flexbox Gutenberg Beide onderwerpen worden de laatste tijd druk besproken omdat ze een grote impact (kunnen) hebben op de ontwikkeling en het beheer van websites. Een uitgebreider verslag en de links kan je vinden op de website van WP Belgium