Prevent users from sharing login credentials in WordPress

Login One User Instance Code Snippet (cropped)
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As any Information Governance expert will tell you, sharing usernames and passwords is bad! Fortunately we can boost your WordPress security with this tip. Although nothing is as good as educating your users as to why they shouldn’t be sharing their usernames and passwords, in WordPress we can certainly make it difficult for them to do…

Contributing to WordPress Core for Absolute Beginners

Comments and Submissions to WordPress issue ticket 27888 (https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/27888)
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At my company Make Do we only develop websites and applications with WordPress. However I have never made a submission to WordPress Core, that is, until today. This blog post details my first experience of contributing to WordPress Core, and hopefully it will provide a little help for any other budding contributors. Don’t get me wrong, at Make…

Customer Development: Getting Honest Feedback About Your Products and Services

'The Mom Test' Book
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A couple of weeks ago I learned all about Customer Development, by attending another fantastic Founders Network event. Once again, superbly put together by Tech North. The event was delivered by co-founders of Lyst; Rob Fitzpatrick and Devin Hunt, and Rob kindly gave us a signed copy of his wonderful book ‘The Mom Test‘, which gives some wonderful insight into assessing what…

Starting your own Business and the Law

Andrea Cropley Stood in-front of the 'Founders Network' sign
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This week I delved into the legal side of starting your own business, by attending the “Founders Network Masterclass on Legals” event, superbly put together by Tech North. The event was held at the Chimney House, Kelham Island, Sheffield. A cozy little building that I haven’t been to since I wrote a report about the River Don Engine on a school trip…