To be a good specialist doctor you first need to be a good Generalist. The same goes for web designers and developers and in particular those working in Open Source and WordPress.
WordPress is not easy. But learning WordPress is. Set the right expectations for clients and new WordPress users by changing your language. Join the conversation.
WordPress version 3.8 released Thursday December 12th at 9:35am PST and with it a series of articles written by yours truly went live all across the web. For the release we (lynda.com) teamed up with a series of WordPress related blogs to get information out to a wide as audience as possible on what’s new […]
This morning I got an email from a person named Sam Browne with the ominous subject line “Your blog has been hacked“. The email read as follows: I am Sam Bowne, an Instructor in Computer Networking and Information Technology at City College San Francisco. Your blog has been hacked, and is being used to attack other […]
How can we communicate clearly through design and development? That is the question I attempt to answer in my latest release from lynda.com titled Foundations of UX: Logic and Content. The course looks at communication, web design, and User Experience through the prism of philosophy to find out how we communicate and also how we can use logic and common sense to create meaningful user experiences and ensure that the message we try to communicate is received as intended.
It started as a crazy idea 5 years ago and now the 12×12 Vancouver Photo Marathon and the following Raw Talent exhibit has become an institution in Vancouver. If you are in town this weekend and want to come out for a unique photo exhibit or just to support the film photography community, visit Raw […]
All new and totally free! The new Start with a Theme: Twenty Thirteen course from Morten Rand-Hendriksen and lynda.com is here! Hot off the presses my latest lynda.com course Start with a Theme: Twenty Thirteen walks you through all the features of the new default WordPress theme released earlier this summer. Twenty Thirteen is blog-centric and focusses […]
Ever tried to export content from a WordPress site and then import it to another with the WordPress Importer only to find the attachments were not imported? You are not alone. I just spent a couple of hours troubleshooting the issue and I made a very interesting, if perplexing, discovery that may solve your problem.