Working on CommentsWP

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.

How to make MySQL work in your GitHub Actions

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.