Responsive Genesis child theme menu

On of the biggest issues a web designer face, designing a responsive WordPress theme, is how to deal with the screen estate. The mobile visitors has the right to all of the same content as the desktop visitors. It can become tricky to organise the content for all of these different screen widths and devices, whilst still looking good, … Continue Reading ➤

WordCamp Europe 2014

This year was my first year venturing to a bigger WordCamp… WordCamp Europe in Sofia, Bulgaria. The event took place over the weekend of 27th – 29th September 2014 with 888 attendees from 51 different countries. After the opening remarks, the first talk I went to was by Daniel Kanchev – WordPress Migrations Done Right. Since Daniel is the Senior … Continue Reading ➤

WordPress Development from Dropbox with MAMP, Git and git-ftp (on Mac)

I work on 2 different computers almost on a daily basis. For me it makes sense, developing WordPress websites, taking a bit of pressure of my server, to have a local copy. When you are done with a section/function of the work, to deploy those changes to a remote copy, for it to update. With … Continue Reading ➤

WordPress London October Meetup

#wplnd October 2012 Meetup was held at Google Campus in the heart of East London’s Tech City. The evening consisted of two talks. Build a mobile theme to use with your existing WordPress site The first talk was by Jack Barham, who worked throughout 2012 exclusively for Isobar Mobile, building mobile web apps for companies. … Continue Reading ➤

Use Mosaic jQuery plugin for your WordPress Sticky posts

My website is developed using WordPress. On my website’s home page, I have a section ‘What’s New’ to show the latest two projects I have been working on. I do this by making the last two added portfolio posts sticky. To complete the design I’ve used the Mosaic jQuery plugin to display these two Sticky Posts. … Continue Reading ➤

WordPress London September Meetup

#wplnd September 2012 Meetup was held at Skillsmatter, and once again an enjoyable collaboration of WordPress freelancers, workers and users. The evening consisted of two talks. Practical tips for Captioning YouTube Videos Web developer and accessibility guru, Graham Armfield show how to incorporate captions in your YouTube video. Something which would help those with hearing … Continue Reading ➤

#dConstruct 2012 Conference

dConstruct 2012, held every first weekend in September in Brighton, had their 8th conference this year. It is presented by Clearleft, a user experience design consultancy based in Brighton, UK. This year was my first year to attend this conference. The theme of this year was ‘Playing with the Future’. dConstruct 2012 Workshop/s There were two workshops available … Continue Reading ➤

How to connect to a SFTP server from a Mac using a Private Key

This blog post is how to connect to a server via the SFTP protocol, thus connecting to a server securely with SSH keys. The client create a SSH Public and Private Key. The Private Key gets sent to me. I use Cyberduck, which is free for Mac, to connect via SFTP Protocol. Before you can … Continue Reading ➤

WordPress London Meetup #6

WordPress London Meetup is still a baby, with the first Meetup that took place 9 June 2011. Besides the success in attendance it also had a change in name. Starting out as London WordPress Meetup it is now officially WordPress London Meetup group. Clearly a much needed Meetup group for London locals, I am happy … Continue Reading ➤

Filtering out my website in Google Analytics from several browsers and devices

I recently redesigned my website and it is also responsive (web design that is fluid and responds to change depending on screen size). It requires me not to just test my website in different browsers, but also on different devices, such as an iPad and anyone’s smartphone I can get my hands on. Spending a … Continue Reading ➤

Use SimplePie and RSS to display latest WordPress blog post

I made a custom WordPress template for Printhouse Corporation. Printhouse has a blog with a seperate WordPress install (and subdomain). It was required to show an excerpt of the latest blog post from the seperate blog, in the footer of the official Printhouse website. The way I thought about it, was to use the blog’s … Continue Reading ➤