This is my newest theme, Darchitect. It is designed to be dark. Really dark. (or quite bright if you prefer) Aesthetics Inspired by high-contrast architecture photography and technical manuals, Darchitect is a combination of artistic canvas, engineering notes, and elegant book design. The build Darchitect is a fork of Twenty Twenty-One, this year’s default WordPress… Continue reading Darchitect
tl;dr git config –global pull.ff only makes git pull happy. 🌟 I just set up a new computer and, every time I ran git pull, I was greeted with a message I had not seen before: Looking further into it, I found several recommendations to set the global configuration to be pull.ff or “fast-forward only.”… Continue reading fast-forward only [git]
I’m interested in trying out some new tools and am looking for your recommendations. Here are some questions I have: What do you use to run WordPress locally? (Docker, VVV, something else?) Where do you keep your project/git folders? (in the plugins directory, sync a build to plugins, Docker instance inside the project folder?) What… Continue reading What is your WordPress dev setup?
As WordPress evolves, it will be important to start building a more cohesive design framework for the product itself. This proposal is the start of a consistent grid system that can help bring all of the elements in line. Definitely take a look.
Over the last several years, I have read several lengthy articles on how everyone should organize your CSS and why one method is better than another. In fact, I have even bought into several of these ideas in the past, but let’s take a look at what these systems are trying to solve and why they are largely unnecessary… Continue reading Organize your CSS properties however you dang like
I have been using Safari as my default browser for the last few months. I really wanted to see what Apple has been up to with their browser and wondered if I could use it effectively for designing and building websites. The gist is that the browser is pretty dang nice for the most part. I… Continue reading Safari, I want to love you, but I just can’t
I live in mild terror of a single question. It usually crops up when I meet someone for the first time. It’s not because the question is a difficult one for most people. In fact, it’s one many people enjoy answering. What do you do? Well, shit. I guess it’s time for me to attempt… Continue reading On being a friggin cyber designer