37signals system status updates; download your Gmail and GCal data; thoughts on development/design and wireframes.
Paper/Pencil iPad app and stylus; Google web fonts showcase; Duplicate Post and White Label CMS plugins; Rafal Tomal’s web style guide PSD template; Bootstrapping Design ebook, Good UI, and CMB updated to v1.0.0.
Writing proposals is a fact of life in business. I’ve been cranking them out for the past thirteen years, eleven of those while building homes, and, with some overlap, the past four years building websites. I’ve used everything from specialized construction software to emails, Word documents to FreshBooks estimates, and finally Bidsketch. Doing one thing […]
This past week I worked with one of my clients to configure the Event Organiser plugin and the Event Organiser ICAL Sync extension to synchronize with their iCloud calendar feed, allowing them to update their website’s calendar and events from an iCloud public calendar. I’ll explain the full details of how to do that in […]
If you use a SSL certificate to keep your WordPress admin more secure, then you may have noticed that there are times when some of your front end URLs start with https:// instead of http://. Note: I’ve added a troubleshooting section to the end of this post, after numerous comments and questions about this code […]
If you do any reading at all about browser cache settings for the W3 Total Cache plugin for WordPress, or for that matter, HTTP cache header settings for any website, you’ll find that the general consensus is that CSS files don’t change very often, if at all, so go ahead and set the expire or […]
Early last week I told my wife that it was not going to be a very productive week. Little did I know how right I was. I began the week working on a site redesign, but ending up pounding my head against the design wall for a while. Tuesday I had an on-site meeting with […]
I first learned about the Simple Page Ordering plugin during Helen Hou-Sandi’s session at this year’s WordCamp San Francisco, which I “attended” virtually via live stream. Her session was called “Custom Tailoring the WordPress Admin Experience,” and you can, and should, watch it here on WordPress.tv. I’m on a constant quest to make the WordPress […]
I’ve been asked by several people lately how I added the Soliloquy slider to the Metro theme home page on one of my demo sites, citychurch.bhwebworks.com. So in anticipation of more inquiries I decided to write this tutorial explaining how I added the slider to that home page, which you can see in the screenshot […]
This past weekend I was doing some work on a couple WordPress plugins that I have hosted in the WordPress plugin repository. One of them has been there since May of 2013 and the other was just approved this weekend. I had made some updates to the older plugin and needed to commit those changes […]