Aircraft in front of Lockheed Martin hangar at dawn with skunkworks logo, pilot walking towards the aircraft

WooCommerce, Skunkworks Edition

April 30, 2019

Awhile back I voluntarily moved into a role developing a customized enterprise WooCommerce platform to power a couple dozen properties. I eventually came to understand this as a Skunkworks – a project “developed by a small and loosely structured group of people who research and develop a project primarily for the sake of radical innovation”, Wikipedia. The company did not adopt the solution. It was a categorical failure to them, yet a personal success for me to learn from.

About a dozen colorful wires on a large switchboard with dials and switches

A plugin too far

April 2, 2019

How many plugins is too many for a WordPress site? Well, there’s no real answer to that question. It depends on several rather circumstantial factors…