Tag: WordPress

WordPress and Gatsby work together for fast website

GatsbyJS and WordPress Gives Website a Lease of Life

After over three years of having the same WordPress theme, it was time for a change!   This came about for a few reasons. There was nothing overwhelmingly wrong with the theme, but the font wasn’t the best on mobile. It’s nice to read an article on a mobile phone and not have to squint. […]

Screenshot of CodePen rotating SVG example

Creative / Development Inspiration 64

Tips on rotating SVGs, automatic deployment of WordPress using Trellis, and blog design on a budget. This weeks design development inspiration has a right mix of examples. Enjoy!   Website Inspiration Concrete Toronto based creative agency. Big images, quick loading site. Simple. No messy animations. Just gets the point across. Looks like it needs to […]

Content Mesh Plug and Play

The Rise of the Content Mesh

On October 4th 2018 an article named “Delivering Modern Website Experiences: The Journey to a Content Mesh” was published by Sam Bhagwat on gatsbyjs.org. Sam introduced the concept of a Content Mesh, and touched on the different pieces that are involved.   In essence, the Content Mesh allows you to (from Sams article): select best-of-breed […]

Adobe XD Auto Animate Banner

Creative / Development Inspiration 57

Website Inspiration Andy Allen Portfolio of a designer. Simple. Quick to load. Gets to the point. http://www.andyallen.co/   Designer Resources, Examples and Inspiration Adobe XD Auto Animate It’s a fight to see who can get the best product out. Sketch is doing well, but Adobe keep upping their game. The newest feature seems pretty exciting! […]

Bedrock & Trellis WordPress Development

Trellis & Bedrock For Fast WordPress Development

I am continually trying to speedy up and improve my WordPress workflow process. Unlike a lot of JS framework communities, WordPress seems to be a little behind in creating a fast and efficient roll out process. The whole thing seems a little “work it out yourself”.   That being said, there are hundreds of tools […]

Web Character from Pub and SVG

Creative / Development Inspiration 50

This is the 50th Creative and Development Inspiration rundown. That is almost a year of finding best practise articles, and not updating my site to have SSL (I only sorted it yesterday, what a ballache). In any case, this week has been a great one for web articles. From best UX practices, to setting website […]

React Vis Banner

Creative / Development Inspiration 39

How Dropbox was redesigned for mobile, AirBNB has a top quality landing page, and how to hack user perceptions. This weeks design development inspiration covers this, as well as lots more. I also got a bit over excited about using WordPress with React, and making WordPress that little bit faster. Also, AirBNB changed their business […]

Atom IDE Logo

My Atom Package and Theme setup

I have recently moved over to Atom from Brackets. I didn’t want to change IDEs but Brackets doesn’t play well with ReactJS (I talk about that a little more in my Beginners Guide to React).   When I was using Brackets I had it set up the way I thought was perfect. A number of […]