I recently attended WordCamp London 2015. It was by far the biggest WordCamp I’d ever been to. With 600 attendees, 3 tracks in 3 buildings and 64 speakers, it could have been overwhelming. The fact that it retained the spirit, friendliness and intimacy of previous WordCamps I’ve attended is a testament to the organisers. I was really impressed… Continue Reading WordCamp London 2015: Saturday 21st March
Archives for March 2015
I’ve written before about the importance of web accessibility. Making your website as accessible as possible will allow your website’s message to reach more people. This is especially important if you are selling something! This article will focus on WordPress accessibility. Accessible WordPress themes Ideally, all WordPress site owners would be using an accessible theme. Web developer… Continue Reading Four Plugins To Improve WordPress Accessibility
This is Day 30 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 29’s post here. Just over a month ago I took up Sarah Arrow’s 30 Day Business Blogging Challenge. Read here about why I decided to take part in this blogging challenge. The goal was to write 30 posts in 30 days. So now this… Continue Reading The 30 Day Blogging Challenge – What Have I Learned?
This is Day 29 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 28’s post here. Juggling time is an issue that myself and many other freelancers face. How do you prioritize, and get stuff done efficiently? I’ve tested out a number of tools along the way. Here are some that I find the most… Continue Reading 7 effective time management tools for freelancers
This is Day 28 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 27’s post here. I’ve been checking my Google Analytics as I’ve been blogging for the last month, and it’s interesting to see what difference my increased frequency of blogging has made. I thought I would share some of the Google Analytics metrics… Continue Reading My Google Analytics Metrics: What Do They Mean?
This is Day 27 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 26’s post here. I got my first taste of the Web in the mid-90s. Web design has moved on a lot since those days. Here’s a list of features that used to be commonplace that are thankfully now rare, for very good… Continue Reading 10 web design features that are largely redundant
This is Day 26 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 25’s post here. Adding the Jetpack Related Posts widget I decided today that since I’ve written a lot of posts lately, it was time to add a related posts widget to my site. After consulting this article on related posts plugins, I… Continue Reading Customizing the Jetpack Related Posts module to match a Genesis child theme
Updated 28 March 2017. This is Day 25 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 24’s post here. I’ve written previously about customizing a WordPress theme and creating a Twenty Fifteen child theme. Today I’ve decided to try out a product from one of my fellow blogging challenge participants, Visual Developer. It’s a WordPress… Continue Reading Customizing WordPress with Visual Developer: A First Look