This is CEFM.ca the site that is dedicated to me. This serves as a common-place for my writings, and rants. The Official Charles E. Frees-Melvin Website is my personal home on the Internet.
It started in the fall of 1997 as a small unvisited Star Trek Fan site on Geocities. Then it ping-ponged around the net for years and by different names (Chuck’s Anything and Everything site, ChuckNET). In July 2002, my photo Gallery began, however being on free hosting then led to problems.
In late 2005 the site was completely revamped to make CEFM.ca the primary domain. At the same time, the site was migrated to the WordPress CMS that is in place now.
I am a WordPress user and theme tweaker. Worked on my personal site since 1997 and using WordPress since 2.1. I also like to help other WordPress users hanging around the Support Forums and Trac (as thee17). Even known to send patches to core. Maintained and got the project started for the Canadian English localization of WordPress.
Plug-ins and code samples shared on CEFM.ca are released on a GPL2 free software licence.
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