Posts by Michael

The Original Crowdfunding Campaign Raised Pennies

about a dozen pennies

It was the spring of 1991 in Urbana, Illinois and just about to graduate from the University of Illinois was an obscure Senior, Mike Hayes. A far cry from the fame and attention of his Freshman year that made him the talk of the campus. Roughly four years earlier, the exciting news of his acceptance…

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How to configure your WordPress site for the New REST API

Figuring out the WordPress REST API is frustrating!

For those who have been following the progress of integrating the REST API into the WordPress core, you know there has been significant progress made in recent months. Because of the rapid activity lately, the documentation is a bit out of date, especially related to Oauth and creating consumer keys, so it seems like a…

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Facebook Testing Wide Range of Emotions Beyond “Like”

Facebook testing six emotions in addition to like

Anyone following Facebook closely won’t be surprised to learn that Facebook is testing alternatives to the singular “Like” button on posts. But did you know they are testing a wide variety of emotions? When I logged into my Facebook Ads Manager this morning I saw this notice: We’re running a test in Spain and Ireland…

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