Here's a list of the projects we're working on. Feel free to check any of them out.
- Build your own, broadcast-quality Skype Studio
- The Ultimate Google Voice How-to Guide
- Migrating a massive legacy CMS system to WordPress
- Migrating a large email store to Office 365
- E-book publishing
- Small business tips
- How to decide: tech buying guides for DIYers and small business
- Also: Welcome to DIY-IT!
- Plus: Official Helpie McHelpypants Acknowledgement Page of Fame
Migrating a massive legacy CMS system to WordPress
This is probably the least well-documented of the projects here on DIY-IT and the one that gives me the most stomach acid. It's slow going, annoying, exceedingly time consuming, and far from done. If you want to understand the scope of the project, watch the following YouTube video. The subsequent articles are dives into various challenges I've had and lessons learned. Two of them also happened to generate the most (very cranky) comments of any article I've published. Such is life in the happy-go-lucky world of migration.
Migrating a massive legacy CMS to WordPress without losing your mind
This article briefly described the problem I'm working on, and invited everyone to join me at WordCamp in Miami.
How to upgrade a WordPress theme after you’ve hacked the heck out of it
Have you ever wanted to upgrade a heavily modified theme and seamlessly knit all your changes into the new code? Here’s how.
If you have a mysterious problem with a Linux box, try bashing your system with sys_basher
Finding mysterious crashing problems is often a big challenge. Read on to learn about a free tool you can use to help find those hidden troubles.
Programmatically importing thousands of featured image post thumbnails into WordPress
Here’s a deep dive into the featured thumbnail feature of WordPress and a technique for converting thousands of images into WordPress thumbnail attachments.
Why I’ve finally had it with my Linux server and I’m moving back to Windows
New motto: For all of us who have lives, there’s Windows.
Mea culpa: coming clean about my n00b Linux mistakes
The one where I learn what a n00b I am with Linux.
And yes, this project is still ongoing. I'll post more when I my new-and-improved flak-jacket shows up in the mail.