Why a free plugin may not be the bargain it seems

Why a free plugin may not be the bargain it seems

Recently an issue became apparent on a client’s e-commerce website that was pointed out by a customer. The plugin was designed to give a variable discount based on the volume of products purchased: buying 5 of the products should give a 20% discount, buying 10...
Caught out again (by WordPress)

Caught out again (by WordPress)

I’m writing this as a reminder to myself as well as a warning to others. I have experienced a few occasions when updating WordPress, components of WordPress or server software has had undesirable side effects. (Check out “Why I hate WordPress – a cautionary...