modemlooper

About Me

Ryan

Developer
I'm a developer with a passion for creating stable, secure, performant, and accessible websites, plugins, and applications using the WordPress platform.

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Social Media Detox

Two years ago I did a social media cleansing and deleted most of my social media accounts. The last hold out was Twitter. I’ve since cleared that account. You can still reach me @modemlooper but don’t expect a reply.   Twitter has slowly become an echo chamber. What was once a great open communication method has become […]

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Insomnia and WP-API

  WordPress 4.7 will include the long awaited content endpoints. These endpoints are needed to display basic content types provided by WordPress core; posts, pages etc.   You can view the REST json responses in a browser but for serious development and testing of core endpoints as well as custom endpoints its best to setup […]

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Easy Meta Builder: 2 Weeks In

It’s been 2 weeks since Easy Meta Builder was released. I wanted to post about where its at.   A few sales, lots of sign ups to get the FREE core plugin. The feature offering is low right now so its justified that signups are more than sales.   Easy Meta Builder got written up on WPTavern […]

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WordPress: Software of Many Uses

When I was 13, I started to notice the other kids had nicer things than we did. You see, we were dirt poor. My mom was a single mom with 4 kids. I decided if I wanted nice things I would have to get it on my own. LIGHTBULB! We had a broken down lawnmower […]

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Why I used CMB2 for Easy Meta Builder

CMB2 rocks. It’s a super straight forward framework to create meta. Over the last couple years doing client work and using CMB2 exclusively for create meta boxes and options pages. It got tiring to keep having to include the framework and write the code for the same types of fields over and over and over […]