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Michael McMahon

  • Member Since: July 7th, 2010
  • Toronto, Canada
  • www.brightsite.com.au
  • Web guy at BrightSite
  • @mjmcmahon2010 on WordPress.org
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Bio/Description

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

    2 months ago

  • Michael McMahon's profile was updated

    2 months ago

  • 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…

    4 months ago

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

    4 months ago

  • 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…

    9 months ago

  • 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…

    12 months ago

  • 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.…

    12 months ago

  • Michael McMahon's profile was updated

    1 year ago

  • 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…

    1 year ago

  • 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 …

    1 year ago

  • Michael McMahon’s profile was updated

    3 years ago

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