As many of you know, I love working with PHP and being a part of its community. When I left php[architect], I chose not to jump into something new right away because I wanted to make really, really sure that whatever company I joined would not only embrace this love, but encourage it. I didn’t … Continue reading "My New Adventure"
I’ve had a few people contact me recently asking how I figured out what to charge for consulting work. Once I got started answering, I realized, it’s a pretty in-depth answer, so I figured I’d write it up here in case anyone else is curious. I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments on … Continue reading "What to Charge When Consulting"
I was working on a WordPress website that uses the Contact Form 7 plugin for their main contact form. The company uses Gsuite (Gmail) for their business email, and they have an auto-reply set for all emails to their company. In order to comply with anti-spam requirements, Contact Form 7 was set up with a … Continue reading "Gmail Auto-replies and Contact Form 7"
I have been setting up a lot of small websites for clients over the last few years, and even though many of them just use the default email that comes with their hosting plans, I can occasionally convince some of them to use an external service, like Google, for their email. Why would I want … Continue reading "Setting up MX records for Google"
I’ve been working on a project to move a products from X-Cart into Magento. There are too many products to just add them by hand, so I wanted to find a way to import them into Magento. It took many times of trial and error, but here is how I got the information I needed … Continue reading "Magento Data Import"