I recently read an article title Google AMP Can Go To Hell, all about how Google AMP is an attempt by Google to control the internet entirely. When I first saw … Continue Reading What’s the Deal with Google AMP?
I was recently reading the article Via Negativa by Adrian Zumbrunnen and found it a really nice reflection on the reasons for creating a simple product. Minimalism in web design is an … Continue Reading Finding the Essence of a Product
WordPress 4.9.8 was released last week and Gutenberg plugin installations have rocketed because of the ‘try Gutenberg’ prompt that was included. This post on WPCouple shows some of the fantastic positive reactions … Continue Reading Gutenberg Reactions: Mixed Feedback?
YouTube videos at the speed of podcasts. I often watch tutorials on YouTube, but I’m also impatient. To save time I like to watch them at 2x speed – as … Continue Reading YouTube Playback Speed Chrome Extension
It was WPCampus last weekend, an education focused WordPress conference. There’s a lot of talks about using WordPress in Universities and other educational establishments – but there’s also a lot … Continue Reading GutenReady for the Gutenpocalypse – Educating Gutenberg
Last week the UK Government design team published their website design system publicly and it’s a really good example of a huge public company trying to create consistency, and ease development, on … Continue Reading Why WordPress designers should consider design systems for their themes
When making WordPress themes there’s 2 functions that are really handy. is_home and is_front_page. I use them all the time in both themes and plugins. But I can never remember … Continue Reading WordPress: The Difference Between is_home and is_front_page
In January I published Colour, a simple app that analyses the colours used in a website and suggests ways you can merge the colour to make the design simpler. I … Continue Reading Website Colour Analyzer