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Taking on a new WordPress plugin: TaxoPress

Simple Tags has been a popular WordPress plugin for over a decade and now has over 80,000 users. I’m delighted to say that our team has taken over running the plugin. This is the same team that runs the plugins at PublishPress.com. We’ve given it a new name (“TaxoPress”) and a new website at TaxoPress.com. Over the […]

Short on Words and Long on Love

My grandfather Leslie passed away this week at the age of 93. He was a rock for our family, and remained mentally and physically strong until the very end. Even a few days before he passed, he was healthy enough to make a final trip to his favourite holiday town in Devon. We were together […]

Eulogy for My Dad

In many ways, my family and I were very fortunate. My Dad first had cancer in 2000. He went on to survive multiple fights with several forms of cancer. He had 20 years of absolutely world-class medical treatment from England’s National Health Service. We had 20 extra years with him, thanks to that treatment, and […]

Some Big Life Changes

Last July, I turned 40. For some people that’s not a huge milestone, but for me it was. I felt stale and in need of fresh challenges. So from last summer to this summer, I worked on making changes. Some things happened: I bought out my main business partner and made a significant move into […]


I met Eddie Tabush back in 2010 at CMS Expo, a semi-legendary event with people from across the open source world. It was the start of a partnership that dominated our work during the 2010’s. We worked together on OSTraining and Joomlashack, which have gone great. We also teamed up for an attempt at a SaaS project called […]