Sneak peak of new code snippet plugin for WordPress

Writing code examples inside the WordPress editor is a lousy experience with most plugins. Most of them involve writing down shortcodes, using clunky input dialogs and messing with spacing because tab functionality doesn’t work properly. Syntax highlighter implementations also tend to be onerous, they are often clunky and bloaty and load too much stuff. In fact I […]

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 […]