Mike Toppa's talk on website accessibility at WordCamp Lancaster

WordCamp Lancaster

I’ve lived in the Philly area more than 10 years, and yesterday was my first time visiting Lancaster, because I finally had a good reason to go! I gave a presentation at WordCamp Lancaster. It was the first WordCamp in Lancaster, and had a single track, with web accessibility as the theme: The power of[…]

WordPress plugin updates

I’ve added handling for unpublished posts to Post to Post Links II – see the new “Handling Unpublished Posts” section of . I’ve updated with a couple bug fixes, and I’ve removed its dependency on my plugin. I will be removing this dependency for all my plugins. Having a plugin for re-usable code seemed like[…]

The case against Singletons in WordPress

Eric Mann wrote a thoughtful and detailed argument for using the Singleton pattern in WordPress development. Given the particular nature of the WordPress development environment, his reasoning is understandable and clearly comes from experience. The criticisms I’ve seen so far in his post comments, and in Hacker News, don’t make good counter-arguments. They are coming[…]