DDI x WordPress Davao

To kickoff my year, our local WordPress group was invited to give a talk-workshop to #teamDDI folks at Davao Digital Influencers Inc. It’s a half day event choke-full of user-facing WordPress know-hows directed to those who aspire to blog with WordPress. There will be a blog post coming up in the official WordPress Davao blog. Here’s my […]

Fishy Christmas Day

I started this just last year wherein I decided to cook something new during the holiday season. Last year, I tried Escabeche (Ez-ka-be-che a.k.a sweet & sour) with fried Tilapia for Christmas & grilled beef steak on New Year. I thought I did great with Escabeche with no previous experience. But I grilled the steak terribly. In retrospect, […]

Yet Another Co-working Space?

Since last year, I’ve been itching to fly out somewhere. This time, it’s not about finding my self or escaping from a mistake (yeah, just like the rest of the human race, I run off before from some very bad decision). But I’ve been looking for a co-working where it offers me the convenient space to […]

Welcome to WordPress

One of our local WordPress group members asked how to begin and where to start learning WordPress. I thought it was just a simple question. But somehow I looked around and as someone who has a bit of experience with this platform, where would I direct those who are starting out? If you have a bit of budget for trainings: Lynda – WordPress Training Treehouse Skillshare My personal bookmarks: WordPress TV Pippin’s Plugins Post Status WP Tavern Sucuri WordPress Core Engineering […]

Purge Varnish Cache on Save

In case, someone out there trying to figure out how to purge varnish (3.x) cache in your WordPress site when updating a post/page — I’ve dealt with it this week and it’s pretty easy to accomplish it. Now that we’re talking about purging the cache, I presumed you have varnish configured and all your setup works. To start off, if there’s no definition of purging in your vcl file, you might want to add them — https://www.varnish-cache.org/docs/3.0/tutorial/purging.html. Remember to sudo service varnish restart after modifying the file so the changes will take effect. Now […]