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Why I Switched from WPML to Polylang

Part of the beauty of e-commerce is that business owners can take their products international and sell to customers all over the world. However, in order to fully take advantage of this opportunity, they need their online stores to be both multilingual and well-optimized for performance. I’ve helped many of my clients translate their WooCommerce […]

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Development

How to Fix MariaDB Error 1130 with wp-env and Docker

For almost a year now, I’ve been using the @wordpress/env package, which contains npm scripts and runs WordPress in a Docker container. It helped me a lot in the process of developing my korean payment plugin, Korea for WooCommerce, but also while working on client projects. When coupled with Github, wp-env and Docker make for […]

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WooCommerce

How to set up recurring WooCommerce Korean Payments

Given the rise of subscription boxes, online publications, and e-businesses in general, being able to easily enable recurring payments for your WooCommerce site is quite handy. However, this task becomes tricker to accomplish when your audience prefers a currency and payment gateway other than USD and Stripe or PayPal…

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WooCommerce

How to optimize your WooCommerce site for korean audiences

For the past seven years, I’ve lived and worked in South Korea. As a full-stack developer who’s been creating digital solutions for companies in Europe and Asia for over ten years, I noticed some serious challenges when it comes to the Korean e-commerce market…

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Entrepreneurship

10 reasons the bootstrap makes you a better entrepreneur

One of the most significant challenges in business development is always on starting off the business. You may have the most innovative and grandest ideas but may remain stuck in your notes or concept phase due to many factors. They may never see the light of day. Taking off from any idea is always a […]