WordPress comments haven’t changed a lot – same interface, same functionality – for years. At some point, I decided to improve this important component and started working on the CommentsWP plugin.
This post is a brief history of the CommentsWP plugin creation: how and when I came up with the idea, my general process, and the final outcome.
It took just 5 years – and our plugin Contact Forms by WPForms reached 5 million active installs! In this post, I’m celebrating this huge milestone.
When working with a local site and trying to share it via a public URL or receive a webhook – you need to publish the site. Let’s use Expose tool for WordPress development.
There are a ton of tutorials out there how to make MySQL service work inside your Ubuntu environment in GitHub Actions. But all of them returned “Failed to initialize, mysql service is unhealthy.” error for me. Let’s fix that.
My thoughts about projects vs products, from a developer position. What are the differences in these terms and which one requires more time and effort to build?