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  • Wax on, wax off. Or, learn some PHP before attempting WordPress.

    Once upon a time, I wanted to use WordPress as the CMS for my portfolio. In that day and age, I didn’t know PHP. The folders full of .php files overwhelmed me,…

  • Featured Plugin: Google XML Sitemap

    After seeing James use this plugin in class, I decided to give Google XML Sitemap a try. Now, for the purposes of this class, and this blog, I’m not all that interested…

  • Featured Plugin: Foresight

    So Foresight is a plugin that I installed despite the red flags that would usually scare me away. By the way, those flags: The plugin hasn’t been updated recently. The plugin isn’t…

  • The CoWork Jax Tumblr theme.

    CoWork Jax Tumblr

    Project: CoWork Jax Tumblr For: CoWork Jax Date: February 2013 Description: When I began my internship at CoWork Jax, one of the things the director told me she wanted was a Tumblr…

  • CoWork Jax Rack Cards

    Project: Rack Cards For: CoWork Jax Date: February 2013 Description: A 4″ by 6″ rack card for distribution, created using Adobe InDesign CS5. I started out with two potential designs for each…

  • Featured Plugin: WordPress Editorial Calendar

    When it comes to blogging, I am a big fan of editorial calendars. I think they’re a great way to stay on track with consistent posting, which is absolutely necessary to the…

  • Featured Plugin: WP SlimStat

    Web analytics are an important part of running a website, at least if you want people to see your site. And if you don’t want people to see it, it probably shouldn’t be…

  • Featured Plugin: Tablepress

    If you’ve seen the sticky post at the top of my blog, you’ve seen Tablepress at work. Now, personally, I’m pretty comfortable with the HTML for tables, but the Tablepress plugin provides…

  • Featured Plugin: Better WP Security

    My first pick for WordPress plugins was Better WP Security. Now, normally, I don’t make a habit of announcing the plugins I’m using, especially when they have anything to do with security. It’s…

  • Network on Twitter to make yourself look like an expert.

    If you are not on Twitter yet, you should be, for three key reasons: Few things build credibility quite as effectively or as efficiently as a professional, topical Twitter account. The constant, instant news…