As I’m discovering, designing, developing & deploying websites, I’m sharing what I’ve learned (usually the hard way) in this journal. I've learned so much through the amazing open source community, now it's time to give back!
In WordPress, there is a handy function that displays custom menus that are setup in Appearance > Menus, that function is wp_nav_menu();. If you are setting up your menus this way (and you should be) I’m sure you are familiar with some of the limitations of what is output on the page. From a design standpoint, these menus can be rather difficult to work with.
Page anchors can be great for single page sites, or sites with long content that need to be navigable. However, you may not want you client digging around in the text view of their WordPress editor…I’m sure they don’t want to be in there either! Read More
Yes, I know, I know…Adobe is dropping Fireworks and it will not be available in the new family of Creative Cloud Apps. However, as an avid user of the application…I am currently refusing to let it go! Read More
I’m a huge advocate for “Client Centric UX”. What I mean by that is focusing as much on the client’s user experience as we do on their target market’s user experience. Having a simple to use WordPress admin goes right along with this concept. Not everyone is familiar with WordPress…shocking, I know. Furthermore, there are a lot of people who are fairly tech-savvy but have no concept of what a “blog” does or what a “post” is. Read More