Prevent users from sharing login credentials in WordPress

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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…

A Hackathon in Barnsley

Cheer the Duck Up - Photo by Shaun Bellis
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Featured photo by Shaun Bellis. On Saturday 6th July 2013 my company Make Do, held their first ever hackathon at the Barnsley DMC to great acclaim, which incidentally was the first ever event of its kind to be hosted in Barnsley. The ‘Layershift‘ (our event sponsor) hack day brought to the borough a mixture of entrepreneurs, technology enthusiasts, designers,…