About a year ago I made an inventory of all the WordPress websites I created together with my colleagues over the past few years. I found out that we used a lot of different approaches. It lacked standardization. What we needed was a uniform approach to development and, of course, a philosophy. At first I was a little flabbergasted, I really did not know where to start. Of course we all knew about the Codex, the forums and tutorial websites, but we did not have any contact with the WordPress community at all. [Read more…] about The Ten Commandments of WordPress Development
Throughout the years I have created several multilingual websites using WordPress, and I have tried different methods to achieve my goals. As you might know, WordPress does not offer a simple solution for creating multilingual websites. Yet since you can create virtually everything using WordPress, just a little effort is needed to achieve your goals. There are several ways to create a multilingual website. [Read more…] about Building a Multilingual Website? These are the Questions to Ask.
Member States shall ensure that the storing of information, or the gaining of access to information already stored, in the terminal equipment of a subscriber or user is only allowed on condition that the subscriber or user concerned has given his or her consent, having been provided with clear and comprehensive information… about the purposes of the processing.
There are already a lot of sites discussing and explaining the European directive like Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and All About Cookies. You can find tons of information on them like the difference between session- and persistent cookies. Apart from the distinction between session and persistent cookies, cookies can also be separated into functional and non-functional cookies. Functional cookies are cookies that are required for the basic operation of your application – most of the time these are also session cookies. Non-functional cookies however are not required for your application to work properly, they are additional and most of the time they only provide an added value for the applications owner. It’s on these last kind of cookies the directive applies. The EU Member States all have their own legislations derived from the EU Directive, they all are slightly divergent amongst themselves.