Ari Stathopoulos

WordPress Developer, Accessibility & Sustainability evangelist, Human.

Kirki 3.0 on the way

26 March 2017

TL;DR: Separated features as “modules”, separated controls from the API, re-introduced Select2 in place of selectize. Needs testing, release is not imminent.

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How to use the customizer to customize your theme template files

13 July 2015

A while back I was experimenting with a new concept for a theme where users would be able to customize the way their templates are structured. They would be able to select what elements they wanted active and in what order these would be.
This was just an experiment but it was actually quite successful and you can see a demo of it here (skip to 1:28)

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Why we switched from WPEngine to Pagely and how we did it

04 July 2015

While I was in WordCamp Europe last weekend I met a lot of the WPEngine staff, we talked, we laughed, I think they’re a great bunch of people! However, while I was there the whole political & economic status of my home country - Greece - took a turn for the worst (actually it’s a turn for the best if you look into the future of it, but short-term the outcome will be hard and difficult to bear).

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