Web Development

  1. Breaking Things to Make Things

    Although I have years of website-building experience, I still bump up against areas of coding that aren’t comfort zones. Every […]

  2. Spring Cleaning for Your Website

    SEO. Search Engine Optimization. It’s a consistently hot topic in the digital marketing world. We talk about it a lot here at […]

  3. Learning About Learning

    Before I began web-development work a few years ago,  I was a graphic designer in the print world. I wanted to […]

  4. Don’t Tank Your Rank: Why Website Redesigns & SEO Must Coexist

    Website redesigns are a tricky gambit when it comes to SEO. In the exciting rush to realize the vision for […]

  5. Website Themes – Buy, Renovate or Build?

    As a web developer specializing in writing WordPress code, a question I’m often asked is, “Should I purchase and use […]

  6. Unexpected Lessons at WordCamp Nashville

    WordCamp Nashville, an annual conference focusing on all things WordPress, took place in mid-September this year. Although I’ve participated and […]

  7. Laracon 2016 Takeaways!

    I recently returned from my first Laracon, Northern Kentucky’s largest Laravel developer conference, and I had an incredibly interesting and […]

  8. Why Your Website Is Like a Car

    You have a website. You either paid someone money to create it or you paid with your own time to […]

  9. Learn Adventurously at Professional Conferences

    First, I’ll show you a map. Then, you’ll see where I’m going with it. The map In our print publication […]

  10. Development vs. Live Servers: The Studio & The Gallery

    Developers use frameworks to save time and avoid frustration. When it comes to communicating with non-technical folks, I’ve found that metaphor is an especially handy framework.

  11. 5 Steps to a Better WordPress Template Hierarchy

    Creating a pretty — and pretty useful — WordPress template hierarchy in 5 easy steps.

  12. Rethinking Above the Fold Web Design

    I have been developing websites for  nearly 15 years now. I have seen many trends come and go, but one […]