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Career
Arek Panek

Learn fundamentals before learning a technology relying on them

I myself was lacking fundamental networking knowledge when I started using Docker and cloud services like AWS. I can’t even count the hours I wasted trying to solve my problems. Problems that appeared to be so simple once I understood how does it work under the hood, that I’m still ashamed of myself.

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Business
Arek Panek

How to make $10,000/month developing for WordPress? The definitive guide

The sky is the limit with your salary – you’re getting as much as your clients prize you. Anyway, you don’t have to be a god to make a decent money developing WordPress solution and I’ll have it covered in this article – how you should engage with your clients, gain new contacts, negotiate, raise your prices and what’s the most important – what knowledge you should have.

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Plugin Development
Arek Panek

How to learn a new plugin to gain more clients

The most important thing being a developer, and in addition, being a freelancer is to constantly learn. Just like I mentioned in my other post How to make $10,000 per month developing for WordPress, the more technologies you know, the more clients you can land. You have to sacrifice your time to learn, of course, but it’ll definitely return to you in a much bigger amount.

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Elementor
Arek Panek

How to display custom post fields in Elementor archive page

Recently I’ve encountered one small issue when creating a website for my client. He was managing a couple of apartments and needed an easy way to add new apartments to his page – Elementor and Custom Post Types created with Pods were a perfect candidate for these requirements. However, Elementor is missing a very basic feature – you can’t add custom pods fields to archive widgets!

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