Now that I’ve been at this whole freelancing thing for a long time, here are many of the lessons and tips I’ve learned. I hope they can help others be more successful and provide better service to their own clients.
Facebook is killing off easy embeds for Facebook and Instagram. It’s another blow against the free flow of information and privacy online.
Anyone who uses a computer will benefit from understanding the difference between hacking and phishing. Importantly, the steps you take to protect yourself from each are different.
A terrible phrase that does the job. What’s better?
The official WordPress RSS Importer plugin is pretty crude and has some limitations. I ran into a few of those and solved them, specifically turning RSS categories into WordPress Tags.
WordPress 5.0 contains a massive change to content editing. Without working through a systematic review of what’s been built, I don’t know how anyone can be sure that it is ready for release. The project needs more time and public validation that it’s ready.
How I fixed a nasty technical error message about line 63 of /wp-includes/load.php for my client’s SiteGround-hosted website.
The future text editor for WordPress is in early stages but ready for a lot of intensive testing. Here are my thoughts on the latest version, written in the new editor, of course.
I was on a rather amusing reply all thread last week. Let me share my favorite replies with you!
Oxford Dictionaries had a bold choice for their “word” of the year.
Quick and easy tips for making WordPress a little easier to use. Watch these once and then you’ll be racing to the admin to try them out.
Every time I log into any WordPress, even a brand new copy, I get a personalized picture in the admin bar. Here’s how you can get that too!
WordCamp Seattle is coming up and you might be a good speaker, even if you don’t think so.
An article came through my feeds yesterday that really struck a chord for a bunch of reasons. It’s hard not to just paste the whole piece here. In “Shut Up and Listen.”, a fellow Seattlite tied together a whole bunch of related strands into great essay. His jumping off point was the recent Black Lives Matter protest which … Continue reading “Applying User Experience to Real Life [link]”
How I took 30 days off to travel and how that applies to all sorts of big, far-off decisions.