• 5 Things I’ve learned building my first blocks for Gutenberg

    Over the last few months I’ve watched as Gutenberg has been developed, silently taking notes, watching for patterns and possible areas to excel in. Then I found that the domain Pillar.Press was available and it snapped me into action. You see, for about 6 months I’ve had the name Pillar saved as a name idea […]

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  • Back to Basics

    I always thought Impostor Syndrome was bullshit. Then I realized I was 6 months in to running WP Dispensary full time and I had no idea what I was doing. Recently, I’ve been working on WPD v2.0 and have pushed myself to do things with code that I haven’t before. This lead me to question […]

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  • WP Dispensary v2.0 is being released on 4/20

    It is now less than 2 weeks until I release version 2.0 of WP Dispensary. And if you’re not looking at a calendar, yes, the release date is 4/20 ? After working on this release, I took a step back and realized that it’s been a hell of a journey to get here. From it’s […]

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  • ? hue.js

    I forked a color picker for WordPress I know what you’re thinking. Isn’t there a color picker in WordPress already? Yeah … ? Why a color picker for WordPress? Technically, the hue.js color picker works independently of WordPress, so it’s not a color picker for WordPress at all. But to understand “why a color picker […]

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  • Set Featured Images Programmatically in WordPress

    Recently, I found myself needing to auto-set 300+ featured images for a customers WooCommerce store. After the initial panic phased itself out, I took a couple of deep breathes and realized I’ve done a few kinda-sorta similar things with custom functions in the past. After a few hours of hacking the code up and reformatting […]

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