Gmail Auto-replies and Contact Form 7

I was working on a WordPress website that uses the Contact Form 7 plugin for their main contact form. The company uses Gsuite (Gmail) for their business email, and they have an auto-reply set for all emails to their company. In order to comply with anti-spam requirements, Contact Form 7 was set up with a From address that matched the server and then the customer’s email was put in as a Reply-To. However, Gmail was not honoring the Reply-To for the auto-reply emails and was sending it to the From address instead.  Continue reading “Gmail Auto-replies and Contact Form 7”

What to Charge When Consulting

I’ve had a few people contact me recently asking how I figured out what to charge for consulting work. Once I got started answering, I realized, it’s a pretty in-depth answer, so I figured I’d write it up here in case anyone else is curious. I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments on how you figured things out. Continue reading “What to Charge When Consulting”

My New Adventure

As many of you know, I love working with PHP and being a part of its community. When I left php[architect], I chose not to jump into something new right away because I wanted to make really, really sure that whatever company I joined would not only embrace this love, but encourage it. I didn’t want to sell something; I wanted to build something to make the community a better place. Continue reading “My New Adventure”