Jer Clarke ·

I am a human web developer from Montreal and the the technical lead for Global Voices. I am responsible for developing and maintaining our various sites, which mostly run on WordPress.

I've been building websites since 2003 and have spoken about web development and WordPress at events like WordCamp (San Francisco, NYC, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa) and ConFoo (Montreal).

My rarely updated blog is at and my cats are very very soft.

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Posts from my personal site, Simian Uprising

Automatically share RSS posts to Tumblr with

22 November 2022

More and more I’m finding videos are easier to make and understand than a long text tutorial. In the video above, I describe my quest for a sensible, function, and free way to automatically republish posts from an RSS feed to a Tumblr blog. I try out IFTTT but end…

A Buddhist Guide to Life (and WordPress) – My first dharma talk

6 January 2020

Here’s an updated YouTube version of  A Buddhist Guide to WordPress Development! Including a new introduction that explains why I hope this talk will be useful to anyone, not just those interested in WordPress. This was the first real “dharma talk” I ever gave, and looking back, I’m really happy…

Meditation tips for daily sits

29 November 2019

Meditation takes time and effort, but the benefits are enormous. Anyone who manages to maintain a daily sitting practice is likely to sing its praises, the hard part is making the time and finding the motivation to keep at it day after day. As someone about to hit 650 days…

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