WordCamp Bangkok 2017

Congrats (and thank you!) to our good friends in the kingdom of Thailand who made the WordCamp Bangkok possible ūüĎŹūüŹľ! And as much as I can, I’ll be on your side for future WordCamps. I hope I can help next time by not just being an attendee ūüôŹūüŹľ. #wcbkk rocks!! A post shared by Andrew […]

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 […]

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¬†‚ÄĒ¬†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¬†‚ÄĒ¬†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 […]

First WordCamp

I’m finally going for my first ever WordCamp. Not only I am attending,¬†but I’ll give a talk as well. In WordCamp Singapore, you will hear me talk about the advantages of utilizing WordPress hooks. How they¬†can massively help pushing features into a large codebase/theme become almost a¬†cinch. When is the best time to add a hook and where you can usually best place a hook. Ultimately, I hope to give you an idea on how actions and filters work in […]