Start Writing, Its Important! And Notes From Matt Mullenweg

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Matt Mullenweg on Business Insider.
Matt said – “If I can become a better writer, perhaps I can become a better thinker.”

Writing is very important. Its effective, it has long lasting effects. I hate phone call, as I find it’s over-rated, it obviously has lots of use, but its counter productive in many case.

And now in the year 2016, its so easy to write. Write for yourself, take a piece of paper, open up a notes, or Evernote. If you are ready to write for others, start a blog, and WordPress make it very easy for anybody, does not even cost a dime to start.

[How-To] HTTP/2 + WordPress + NGiNX + HHVM/PHP7 + MariaDB + Let’s Encrypt SSL = Free Super-Fast HTTPS Website

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As you could see now this blog of mine is on HTTPS and  the SSL Certificate is 100% PCI-Compliant,  rated A+ in SSL Test. Here I will share how it’s super easy to get HTTPS for your WordPress website. It’s free and should not take more than few minutes to set up.

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#WPDrama and We, The WordPress Community *Experts!

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This post is a mere comments that I posted in Tom McFarlin post about #wpdrama & the WordPress Community.

I am looking from another side. A community that old (11 years now), and this big, bunch of things is bound to happen.

Just to give a simple idea, for a guy who is in this community for say for 6 years, he always thinks in himself, he knows this community, he fell very close to it, and eventually that started him give a kind superior (maybe wrong word, can’t find the better one ATM) attitude. He started to think he owns something, he has to have a say in everything about this community under his radar. And that goes same for a guy who is in community for 2 or even for entire 11 years.

So, maybe for others like you and me, he does not mean much, or maybe to him, we don’t mean much. But we all have a say, we all have got an attitude, we all think we know this better, and we are the ultimate bricks that makes this community.

You see, thats where democratization should take effect. It always should be beyond us. There is always a greater rest. When you build something that big, defining, even its beyond the founder, beyond the core people behind. Yes, its all important. Some stuff are the key to the project, some are the souls, but end of the day its about people. This #Drama is what we create, we, the so called *Expert.

And yes, please criticize me as I call myself *(WordPress Enthusiast)!

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The most popular WordPress plugins: Number That Makes Sense

https://poststatus.com/popular-wordpress-plugins/
Most Popular WordPress Plugins

Most Popular WordPress Plugins

With the recent change in public API and available data, we now could see more then just the download number. This is a great post by Brian Krogsgard at Post Status, does not only shows the top plugins by active install, but compare it with other data source to make sense. Happy reading!

WordPress 4.2: Taxonomy Term Splitting

https://make.wordpress.org/core/2015/02/16/taxonomy-term-splitting-in-4-2-a-developer-guide/

[Very Important] Read in details if you’ve written a plugin or themes, that stores term IDs in a static way, you’ll be affected. Out of top 100 most popular plugins on WordPress.org, team found 11 will need changes in order to anticipate term splitting: Jetpack, WordPress SEO by Yoast, Google XML Sitemaps,All in One SEO Pack, Mailpoet, Advanced Custom Fields, Ninja Forms, Types, Custom Sidebars, Paid Memberships Pro, WordPress Download Manager.

Successful CMS Conference 2015 & My Session Slides

M Asif Rahman Speaking at CMS Con 2015

M Asif Rahman Speaking at CMS Con 2015

Had an amazing event at biggest ever Digital World 2015. Whole team did amazing work. Here is my presentation video on “Success Story Inside Our Bangladeshi WordPress Ecosystem and You Could Be Next“.

WordPress came long way in last 10 years, so as it’s community. Our Bangladeshi community is not lagging behind. We have success story of our own. We have several remarkable person and companies doing superb in the whole WordPress ecosystem. Today I would like to put some lights on those brave souls, and lets get encouragement from them, maybe the next success story will be from this room!

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Difference Between home_url() and site_url() in WordPress

difference between home_url() and site_url()

home_url() and site_url() in WordPress is very simple thing, but could be little bit confusing. Look at the image, then I described below –

From Setting -> General
1) WordPress Address (URL) = site_url()
2) Site Address (URL) = home_url( )

You could force rewrite that from wp-config.php too. Remembering is easy, its just opposite to what is says, so in Setting “Site Address (URL)” is home_url not the site_url as it looks from the words. Savvy?

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Weird W3 Total Cache Install Errors & Solution

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If you are testing something new, there is always chance to break things, that’s why you should always have a fail-safe system. Thing is sometime situation could be a bit different. I decide to test “WP-Rocket”, so disabled W3 Total Cache. I will write a separate article about my experience with “WP-Rocket”. Soon, when I decide to revert back to W3 Total Cache, I started to get weird errors, here I will explain how I solved it.

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