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Automattic Life WordPress

Travelling again: time to Reboot

Yes, after over 2 years (due to some pesky pandemic), I’m finally travelling again for work. I’m off to Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, for some leadership training, courtesy of Reboot.

Like most of my travelling diaries, this is mainly going to be about the travel, food and lack of sleep, rather than the actual training which is pretty personalised and a lot less exciting for anybody not in attendance.

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Development WordPress

Switching WordPress themes for Dark Mode

There are lot of solutions for detecting and/or switching dark mode on and off for WordPress, but nothing is more elegant that a simple CSS solution. With this, you can easily modify your theme look based on the system setting. With one caveat.

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Development WordPress

How to add a browser UI colour theme to your WordPress site

More and more browsers are providing support for sites to style the UI. More recently, Safari has done the same, where the colouring around the tab and top menu bars can be modified, depending on the site being viewed.

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WordPress

14 Years!

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Development WordPress

How do you solve a problem like YouTube Embed?

My YouTube Embed WordPress plugin is nearly 11 years old now and was one of the first plugins I wrote (albeit not THE first), paving a way into WordPress development and, for the last 4 years, working in my dream job at Automattic.

But, right now, I have a problem with it.

First of all, it’s important to understand what the plugin is about.

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