Username Changer – WP Honest Reviews – Pilot

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So I had this idea to do honest reviews on free .org plugins. I’m not sure if this idea will take off or not, so I decided to create a “pilot” to see how it went. I do not have a “pro” set up or anything fancy like that. For the most part, they will be unedited and unscripted. I set a timer as each episode starts, and when it goes off, that’s my alert to wrap things up. If I can’t figure out the plugin in 30 minutes, then so be it.

For the first video, I forgot to set up my external monitor to HD resolution for recording. This was my oops. But since it is unscripted and unrehearsed, I decided to release it as-is. I’ll get better over time if people dig these kind of videos.

I have disabled comments/likes on the videos. I’d rather the conversation happen here or on Twitter (@ronalfy or @mediaronllc).

If you would like a .org plugin reviewed, even if it is your own, please leave a link in the comments and I’ll choose one a week. I will not accept payment for reviews at this time, but I am considering doing private zoom reviews if this by some miracle catches on.

If I do find a security flaw in the plugin, I will try to contact the author, and if that fails, contact the WordPress security team. I will not release a video if I find a security flaw until the author has an ample chance to patch the plugin. I’d expect the same if someone were to review one of my plugins.


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Ronald Huereca
Ronald Huereca

Ronald Huereca

Ronald has been part of the WordPress community since 2006, starting off writing and eventually diving into WordPress plugin development and writing tutorials and opinionated pieces.

No stranger to controversy and opinionated takes on tough topics, Ronald writes honestly when he covers a topic.

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Ronald Huereca
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Ronald created MediaRon in 2011 and has more than fifteen years of releasing free and paid WordPress plugins.

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