I recently posted a case study of the redesign of https://flatbike.com/. Check it out to see how the site transitioned from a single page layout to the current design.
I just attended the WooCommerce Developers Conference (WooConf) in Seattle. The talks were great and very inspiring. For me, the biggest take-aways were: Performance improvements and scalability How to convince clients to use an open source solution for e-commerce Tips on upgrading an older install of WooCommerce Let’s break down these items: Performance Improvements and […]
WordCamp Seattle is November 4-5, 2017 at: WSCC 705 Pike Street Seattle, WA 98101-2310 November 4-5 WordCamp is for everyone – designers, developers and publishers. Buy tickets here.
While working on a re-do of a website, I had to create a desktop layout like this: I wanted to just be able to iterate over the list of link, keeping the order of text and images the same. In other words, I did not want the HTML to change order. With modern browsers, a […]
I was working on a project where the client noticed that the right quotes were not showing up. Instead of appearing as a right double quote in dark gray, they almost seemed a white single quote. At first, I thought that the text must be wrong or contain a strange character. But this was not […]
I am currently working on a project that places a list of items in two columns on a wide, desktop screen such as in the image below: The first challenge I faced in creating this layout was to have some simple for the client. Since projects change frequently, I did not want the client to […]
Coming soon pages are typically used to announce a new or revised website. While it is easy to quickly add a logo and a brief sentence, a coming soon page can be used as way to spark interest in business or even engage with potential customers. As an example, this page has a unique design […]
With the recent security issues over the “Wanna Cry” ransomware attack, internet security is once again in the news. In view of this, I wanted to mention a couple of new security features that SiteGround has launched. Anti-Bot System This system relies on artificial intelligence to prevent brute-force attacks. Read SiteGround’s blog post to learn […]
One of the most popular themes for WordPress is the Avada theme. While the theme does have its detractors, many site owners love its flexibility. But no matter how flexible a theme might be, website requirements may dictate functionality that the theme just does not support. This is where learning to code can come in […]
Continuing with the subject of website security that I discussed in Is Your Website Secure and Is Your Website Secure – Part 2, I want to address the issue of front-end security. I had been under the impression that once I had an SSL certificate installed, my site was as secure from the front-end as it could be. […]