ForgeToday.com

I’ve been working with Michael Smith on ForgeToday.com after a move from a proprietary CMS to WordPress. The project has included:

  • Recovering 1,800 articles from a 3rd party CMS with no database access
  • Reducing page generation times from over 6 seconds to 0.2 seconds on average
  • Writing 2 plugins to replace the rather lacking alternatives (to be released shortly)
  • Discovering 1 serious plugin exploit
  • …and writing countless lines of code to produce an end result to be proud of.

ForgeToday.com has now been entered for the Guardian Student Media Awards 2011.