I always tell my clients that they need to celebrate their victories. So it’s time to follow my own advice. Building off my site launches from last year, I wanted to quickly recap some of the other exciting things I did and built in 2021.
Block Styles let developers hand powerful design controls to WordPress site editors. Right now, there are some key limitations to the feature. I found some workarounds and have some ways I think Block Styles can evolve.
Two versions of WordPress in a row have had my code in it! How cool is that! Best yet, the latest bug fix came straight out of a client project, proving once again that nonprofits and open source mix wonderfully.
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.
This is post 5 of 7 in the series “MRW Web Design Chronicles” 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 … 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!