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Rhys Wynne

Rhys Wynne is the senior editor at Winwar Media's blog, with over 8 years experience in blogging, and enjoys creating WordPress plugins. You can follow Rhys on Twitter.

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Peacoming v1.1 Released

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Today I’m delighted to announce the release of Peacoming v1.1! This version introduces a new feature to the plugin, as well as fix a small bug. Set Launch Time This release allows you to set the time when the product will launch. Previously, you can set the day for when your site will launch. In…


Setting Up SSL for WordPress on Digital Ocean using ServerPilot

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One thing I’ve been looking a lot of recently with the WP Taxi Me Premium updates is the security of connections and server and serving pages over SSL. It’s set to be a big thing, what with Google treating SSL Rankings as a Ranking Signal now, but it is something that any serious webmaster should look to do.…


WP Flipclock 1.5 Released

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Today I’m delighted to announce the release of WP Flipclock 1.5! This version fixes a couple of bugs that cropped up in earlier versions. Time Fixed For Non-UTC Timezones This fixes a critical display bug, that the timing was slightly off dependant on your timezone – so if you are not in the GMT timezone,…


An Explanation on WordPress Version Numbers

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So recently I’ve been asked a number of times on how WordPress version numbers work, as they feel they are doing a lot of security updates recently – in the past week or so we’ve seen 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3, 4.2, 4.2.1 and 4.1.4. All complex software will have bugs, some of them security bugs, so patching…


How To Check if a Gravity Form Exists

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Recently we had a project where we had to see if a Gravity Form existed before outputting anything. The reason we had this issue was because the plugin would be on a bunch of themes, each with different form numbers. As such, if the form didn’t exist, we’d have an ugly “We Couldn’t Find The…


WP Taxi Me Free (1.1.1) and Premium (1.3.1) Released!

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Today I’m delighted to announce the release of WP Taxi Me Premium 1.3, and Free 1.1! This adds a bunch of new features to the two plugins, as requested by premium users. Premium Feature – Estimated Pricing & Duration This feature takes the user’s current location, and if there’s the ability to get a taxi…


How To Remove Jetpack Related Posts From Custom Post Types

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Since I’ve recently been working on the site, one of the problems I’ve had and been trying to fix is the related posts appearing on the WordPress Plugins. I’ve been looking at ways to try and improve them, as this area has the highest traffic on the site, and I’m looking to try and get people…


Winwar Media Announces Partnership With Manchester United

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Today we’re excited to announce Winwar Media partnership with Manchester United, as their Official Not-at-all-official WordPress Developer for The Area of South Manchester The Owner Lives In. Winwar Media, who’s director Rhys Wynne lives a stones throw and spitting distance from Manchester United (and trust me, he’s tested it by throwing stones and spitting), is a…


27 Tweetable Tips From WordCamp London 2015

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Last weekend, WordCamp London 2015 took place in the London Metropolitan University. It was a three day event with a contributor day on the Friday, and WordCamp over the Saturday and Sunday. This was a top notch event, with some great learning and takeaways across all three tracks. The after party as well was great…


Say Hi! – Attending WordCamp London This Weekend

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This weekend, I will be attending WordCamp London. Say hi! My name is Rhys, I’m a WordPress plugin developer, occasional speaker, even more occasional author, Wales Rugby & Liverpool Football fan (so if I appear very distracted during lunch on Saturday & Sunday, apologies) and a very good hugger. This is my 5th WordCamp, previously…