Robey Lawrence

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So I decided to look through a bit of the history of WordCamps in Australia and New Zealand, and it just makes sense to put the compiled list of links somewhere in-case anyone would…
Just set one up on my personal blog (this site) on my Cloud VPS. Flippin’ insanely easy!!   1. Click the Let’s Encrypt button in cPanel, enter your email, and click ‘Install’   2….
I’ve decided that this year I’m going to learn how to build WordPress plugins. Not necesarily to publish to the wp.org repo, but something that will make my life just a little bit easier….
The last component of Grunt I wanted to setup before I get stuck into my current WordPress project, is LiveReload. This does what it sounds like. When it detects any file changes (based on…
Today I decided to look into Docker & Grunt. Docker doesn’t really seem like the kind of thing that would benefit me much in my workflow for building SMB WordPress websites. Looks like it…
Today I wanted to take my new knowledge of SSH a little further, so I created a Virtual Machine, installed Ubuntu and then installed Apache, PHP, and MySQL. I then installed WordPress and accessed…
So on NYE2015 I’m learning to SSH and Rsync to my server so I feel like more of a bad-ass web guy. Update: Oh, and I just setup a local install of WordPress on…
A couple of weeks ago, I posted here that I was going to participate in the World’s Greatest Shave and lose my beard to raise money. Well as promised in that post, here is…
Just over 15 years ago, I was diagnosed with AML Leukaemia. Long story short, after 9 months in hospital, I walked out the front door to go home. Unfortunately, not many people get that…