After years of using WordPress, I finally made small contributions to the last two versions.
I’ve been busy. That means I have lots of interesting things to share (including an award!) and an announcement about this blog.
One of my favorite blogs, CSS Tricks, publishes a “chronicle” every once in a while to publish updates about what the author is up to. It’s a great idea and I’m going to steal it! The MRW Web Design chronicle will get you caught up on what I’ve been up to in tech, business, and, on occasion, “real life!” Coming … Continue reading “Chronicle V”
Using Thanksgiving as an excuse to give shoutouts to the people, organizations, and communities that make what I do possible.
I missed the first Rate and Review a WordPress Plugin day so I played catch-up this morning and rated three. Here’s what I think makes a good review.
I use WordPress a lot, and so I have strong opinions about it. I’ve watched people do amazing things with it and watched people struggle to add a single menu item to their site. So here’s me putting out an idea of how to improve a part of WordPress. What do you think?
It’s a big scary world out there, full of monsters, ghosts, faceless multinational corporations, and WordPress plugins THAT HAVEN’T BEEN UPDATED IN TWO YEARS!!! OH THE HUMANITY! Take a moment and review why you need to be careful about what plugins you use.
This is a great four-part video series about remixing pop culture, good ideas, and technological innovations. It’s relevant to just about everything, but it gave me a new appreciation of the culture surrounding a lot of web design.
This year, I’ll be adding a new tradition to my year-end giving: open source “thank you” donations! Join me!