The Many Ways David Thorpe Is Wrong About Lebron

This is for sure one the best stories in the 2 decades that I have been an NBA fan. In one of the most crazy basketball off-seasons ever and leading up to the announcement that Lebron James is returning to Cleveland, some of the most respected media members got it wrong. None surprised me more […]

An Exploration Of Website Layout Patterns

A blog commenter I came across recently was praising the merits of sticking to the tried and tested layout of a header, title, post content with a sidebar on the left or right and a footer at the bottom. It was a commentary on the complex layout options found in bulky commercial themes and the […]

Why hiding the publishing date from your posts is bad

If you’re doing research into a topic, one of the most important guides is understanding when resources were published and last updated. I’ve been coming across a lot of theme designs where the author has chosen to hide the post date. It makes efficient research extremely hard. Knowing when a post was first published and […]

WordPress In 2014, Predictions and Frictions

January is always a good time to think forward and I thought I’d put down some thoughts around where I think the WordPress’s products space might be headed. What makes my particular take interesting? Well, I’ve think I’ve started to pick up on a few things that haven’t been talked about too much. Mobile It […]

Time Tracking and Application Usage Trackers

I was looking at the current state of the market for tools that let you analyze how you’re tracking your time while at your workstation/computer. I’m not talking about general purpose timers, but specifically tools that monitor how long you’re using certain applications and websites in order to build an automated picture of how time […]

Why I Don’t Like Child Themes [WordPress]

When working with WordPress themes, child themes are the promoted way of making┬ácustomizations to a theme. The logic is pretty simple on paper, the child theme inherits all the functions and styles of the parent theme, but you are now able to overwrite anything you like with your own CSS and add your own template […]

Is WordPress Falling Behind? Don’t Believe the Hype

WordPress is the leading CMS on the web today, powering 1 in every 5 websites on the web according to some sources. It has become the incumbent and with that comes a truckload of daily criticism. Outsiders mock the code, or the alleged lack of security, the performance, how it is a terrible choice for […]

Exceptional Javascript Learning Resources

Mastering Javascript is something I’ve set out to do. Truth be told, it’s a weird language. When I encounter a resource that elucidates in an exemplary fashion, I feel great gratitude. I’m compiling a list of articles and resources here that do an extraordinary job at explaining Javascript programming topics. Understanding scope This is the […]