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  • Member Since: July 7th, 2010
  • Location: Toronto, Canada
  • Website: brightsite.com.au
  • Job Title: Web guy
  • Employer: BrightSite
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Bio

Australian born, raised traveling the globe. Working as a freelancer/self employed web developer.

Personal interests include minimalism, pack-rafting, paddling, adventure-racing and cycling.

Interests

Building solutions for businesses using WordPress websites. Custom theme development. User Exerpience Design. Cognitive science, especially as it applies to decision making. Behavioural economics.

Discovering new technologies and better ways of doing things.

WordPress Origin Story

Worked with open source software mostly when I started my web development business in early 2000’s. Ended up in corporate MS world as a web developer, but eventually moved back to self employment a few years ago. Have gravitated to WordPress as it’s a great platform for delivering cost effective solutions for small business clients.

  • Created a topic, Plugin successfully migrated complex Drupal multilingual site, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks to the tireless support of the developer, we've…

  • Posted a reply to Cannot view custom sidebar in News (posts) index page area, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yup, I no longer manage this site for the customer. Thanks for your time!

  • Posted a reply to Cannot view custom sidebar in News (posts) index page area, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    So I have a staging site set up for this. https://majacmedical.sitestage.com.au/news-media-releases/ On here the News…

  • Posted a reply to Cannot view custom sidebar in News (posts) index page area, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes, when I turned off the Custom Sidebars plugin the default sidebar was displayed. When…

  • Posted a reply to Cannot view custom sidebar in News (posts) index page area, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi Prathamesh, Okay, I have added the News category (which I'm using for news posts)…

  • Posted a reply to Cannot view custom sidebar in News (posts) index page area, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi Patrick, Thanks for looking at this with me. Yeah, the issue is that we're…

  • Created a topic, Cannot view custom sidebar in News (posts) index page area, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi there, On this site, we have a News & Media R…

  • Posted a reply to You are currently editing the page that shows your latest posts., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    NM

  • Posted a reply to You are currently editing the page that shows your latest posts., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi guys, this is happening to me too on a Wordpress multi-site instance that I…

  • Created a topic, Kinda sucks – no support, bad doco, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Am using this on a client's production site. Finding i…

  • Created a topic, Works well – nice competitor to Contact Form 7, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Been using this on my site for a while. It works wel…

  • Created a topic, Good IG plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Have tried a few plugins for IG. Like this one... espe…

  • Posted a reply to Settings ยป General change to https broke system, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    You can overwrite the database settings via wp-config. Set these two lines: define('WP_HOME','http://example.com'); define('WP_SITEURL','http://example.com'); More…

  • Posted a reply to Error images, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi alemones, You will need to change the image links one by one if you…

  • Posted a reply to Error images, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi @alemones, Please share the website link and I will see if I can help.…

  • Posted a reply to Unable to Connect: Firefox can't establish a connection to the server, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Normally that unable to connect message means your SSL certificate is not installed properly. Have…

  • Created a topic, Great for getting into SEO, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    This is one of the plugins that encouraged me I could …