Attention to detail is why we are getting rid of so many “red” Sharpies.
Category: Web Design & Development
When I was in college we had Iomega Zip and Jazz disks! I still have some around here with files on them. I keep thinking that someday I’ll get those files off them. However, that someday will never come. image via nataliedee.com
Want to know if your site goes down? I do. That way I can get it back online ASAP. I’ve been researching site monitoring services lately and most will check a site every 15-30 minutes unless you pay. 30 minutes before an alert is way to long. If you run WordPress, you can get your […]
If you’ve been reading my blog, or following me on Twitter, than you know I’m now managing my own server and I’m having some issues. It’s not this site, it’s a different one. I’ve tried a lot of things to make the site better and it seems better, but will sill randomly run out of […]
Nerds love to make fun of Internet Explorer so his one is for you IE. Thanks to vectorfresh for some of the artwork.
I often get asked if purchasing a WordPress theme is a good idea. Will it get the project done faster? Will it be cheaper? The answer is yes and no. In some circumstances, purchasing a theme works great. In others, it makes things worse. Read my full post over at The Nerdery blog. When does […]
Update: It’s not heartbeat and cron, it’s your server. My journey down running my own server has hit a snag. It seems my machine likes to spike to 100% CPU and get stuck there until I force restart it. So I’ve been digging. One of the ideas I came across was disabling WordPress’ heartbeat. It […]
Here is the code I use to add GIT to an existing project. git init git remote add origin GITURL touch .gitignore (optional see below) git add -A git commit -m ‘first commit’ git push If you try to clone a GIT repository to a folder with existing files, GIT will be unhappy as the […]
Ever try to let a domain expire? It’s hard. Every instinct in me says to keep it; well except for the part that has to pay for it. Over the years I’ve created many sites and registered many domains. After a while I stopped updating sites as I had too many, then I combined a […]
As a web developer, I often talk to clients who don’t understand why it takes so long to build out their website. The answer is that you don’t fully understand how much work has to go into building a website and how many steps are actually involved. I’ve been working on a new version of […]