Three new and/or new-to-me plugins: Custom Post Widget, Stream, and WP Document Revisions. Adding Dashicons to your custom post types.
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Notes to self on January 10, 2014
A WP Elevation interview with Cory Miller, and StatusCake as an alternative to Pingdom. The past few weeks have been really busy around here, so not much time to find stuff for this post series. 🙂
Notes to self on December 20, 2013
A collection of ambient noise websites (Coffitivity, Noisli, and Rainy Cafe), and a Christmas sale for the Video User Manuals plugin.
Notes to self on December 13, 2013
Basecamp, Trello, and Asana; WordPress 3.8 released this week; Soliloquy CSS; Barley for WordPress and the Video User Manuals plugins.
Notes to self on December 6, 2013
37signals system status updates; download your Gmail and GCal data; thoughts on development/design and wireframes.
Notes to self
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.
Using Bidsketch to create and manage client proposals – a review
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 […]
Looking back: Discoveries that altered the course of the year for myself and Black Hills Web Works
This post could go in numerous directions but I’m going to try to stay focused on web-related discoveries, since this is, after all, a blog that lives on a website about and for Black Hills Web Works.
Fighting spam with Moovur and Mollom
An unpleasant reality of life with the Internet is spam, and if you have a website that uses a contact form eventually you will be a target of spammers. One solution to fighting spam is to use a Captcha form along with the contact form. The problem with Captcha is that it can be discouraging to the real person who wants to use your contact form but they can’t read or figure out what they are supposed to type in the Captcha form – especially if the Captcha looks like one of these examples.