Category Archives: Web Development

Upgrade Amazon Lightsail Bitnami WordPress using All-in-One WP Migration Plugin

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One of the hardest problems with upgrading the Amazon Lightsail Bitnami WordPress is upgrading PHP. In this walkthrough, I’ve detailed the steps that I’ve taken to upgrade from an older Bitnami WP Lightsail to their latest image 🙂 Note the following:– This post is a work in progress and I will provide additional details continuously.– […]

Local WordPress Development

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About The purpose of this guide is to help you create a local WordPress development server on your laptop using Docker. Requirements You have Docker installed. You already know how to use Docker. Create a project folder that will contain all these files. This can be anywhere on your computer. Example: ~/Code/WordPress-Test Create MySQL Docker […]

Innovative Planning 4: Manage Projects Successfully

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I’ve just completed a Toastmasters speech on my level 4 project in the Pathway project: Manage Projects Successfully I’ve reported to my club on the current project status. I have that currently conveyed from the following handout: During my speech, I’ve covered the following: Project Phases Software Engineers involved. Theme template that will be used […]

Developing Creating Communicators Gatsby Website

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About the Project We’ve kick-started our programming for Toastmasters Creating Communicator’s new website! We’re developing the new website using GatsbyJS, a static site generator using React. Thank you to the following Software Engineers for helping our Toastmasters club enhance our current website. Gabriel Tumbaga, DevOps & Backend Engineer Derrick Leem, Lead Software Engineer Jeremy Billecci, […]

WooCommerce Roles & Capabilities for Custom Shop Manager Role


One of my projects required me to create a new role based on the Shop Manager role provided by WooCommerce.  Essentially, I need to develop a custom plugin to disable many of the administrative functions provided by WordPress and use a Roles & Capabilities plugin to lock the Shop Manager to only WooCommerce. Roles & […]

Importing WordPress Media from Another WordPress Instance

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I have two similar WordPress instances.  One of the WordPress instances had a lot of work done to a single page that needed to be replicated to the other WordPress instance. Export Media from WordPress Instance The following are the steps in order to migrate the contents of that page to the other WordPress instance […]