Topic: WordPress

I am quite involved with WordPress platform and use it both privately and for building commercial solutions. I wrote a book on WordPress development, and authored a number of articles, plugins and themes. This is the archive of my WordPress related articles.

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A collection of useful Linux commands for cleaning malware from WordPress sites

A collection of useful Linux commands for cleaning malware from WordPress sites
I recently sat down to clean a server hosting a bunch of old WordPress sites. You can imagine what that looked like - about third of them were hacked in every way imaginable. I encountered bitcoin miners, post injections, mass emailers. I realized that one type of malware produced files named lndex.php (with an l […]
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ManageWP.org has launched

ManageWP.org has launched
I'm very happy to announce that today we are officially launching ManageWP.org┬átoday. Over the past six months we have worked incredibly hard on the project going through numerous iterations of the user interface, which is the crucial part of a site like this. ManageWP.org uses a lot of cutting edge tech including an advanced iterative […]
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Investing in WordPress Ecosystem

Investing in WordPress Ecosystem
It is a fact that WordPress is now powering 20% of world's websites and does not seem it its going anywhere. This makes it more and more interesting for investors and VC funds looking to expand their portfolio with an investment in this thriving ecosystem. The purpose of this article is to identify several verticals […]
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Respecting the plugin author: It goes both ways

Respecting the plugin author: It goes both ways
I've seen a lot of responses as a result of this post by Tom Ewer on ManageWP blog: Is WordPress SEO by Yoast broken? One of them includes this reflection by Alex Moss on SearchEngineWatch: Free WordPress plugins: Respect the plugin author Being a pretty successful plugin author myself (I stopped counting after 20+ of […]
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Thankful for WordPress

Thankful for WordPress
This morning I took time to reflect my past 6 years online, 6 years since I left my day job. I realized these 6 years would not be the same without WordPress. I had quite a roadtrip with WordPress, roadtrip that is still fun and exciting it was the first day. Creating plugins, themes, writing […]
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Story about my first million

Story about my first million
I wrote a story about the success behind ManageWP and how it all begun. It will be published as a multi-part series. Part I is online, and you can subscribe to ManageWP RSS feed to follow other parts. Hope you enjoy it.  
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