How to PhP version errors in DevKinsta while using acorn

I’m currently experimenting with Kinsta and it’s local dev environment, Devkinsta for the first time. I’ve been using WP Engine for years and love them 99% of the time. However, I’m currently branching out and using Bedrock, which WPE does

Year in Review: 2022

Its been well over a year since i wrote a piece on my site. 2022 was huge year of change for us. Life Updates I’m a dad now! My daughter Sof was born in January and parenthood is a whole

Unique and Useful Plugins for WordPress in 2021

It’s been nearly 6 years since I wrote a WP plugin list article. This time around I’m focusing on some small & simple/basic plugins. WP User Avatar Out of the box, WordPress uses Gravatar for users images. This works if


I didn’t get a lot done this year. I saw a thread on twitter, asking to “retweet with your top 3 personal achievements”. I had launched a website in early February, but beyond that, I wasn’t exactly super productive. That’s

How to remove Comments from the Pages Column

WordPress has evolved far beyond the blog platform that it originated from. Yet comments are still core feature that come with every install by default and are not used very often. If you plan to not have comments on your

Covid and New York City

I’ve tried finishing this twice now. Writing is hard. It’s been a long time since i did a weekly diary for COVID. The last 5 months 7 months drastically changed the US, and NYC. As it stands now, we have

How to create Image Radio Buttons for Advanced Custom Field

Recently I started working on modal plugin because haven’t found any of the free plugins that work. One of the features i wanted was a “layout” choice. Here’s the end result, I’ll go over how I did this: Adding The

COVID19 Diary: Week 5

At this point I’ve stopped keeping track daily of the infections and deaths. Part of it is testing limits restrict getting accurate numbers, the other part is that it’s exhausting to try and keep up now. It’s hard to believe

COVID19 Diary: Week 4

Currently the US has 325,000 cases with 122,056 in NY state and 67,551 in the City itself. The country as a whole has begun to shift mindsets and realize that this is not the flu, and it is not going

COVID19 Diary: Week 3

Currently the US has 140,000 cases with 60,679 in NY state. Sunday, March 22nd, was the first day of PAUSE, meaning all non-essential businesses have to stop. Sadly, this means that our favorite Fruit Stand closed up.  All of the