Top 10 Delightful WordPress plugins

There are enough WordPress plugin and theme listicles out there to match a single day of Buzzfeed-generated articles (probably not), but I think it's time we took a good look at some of the truly inspiring plugins out there. Note: I have "extensively" tested these plugins on my local test site... and by "extensively" I mean … Continue reading Top 10 Delightful WordPress plugins

Fight with colors on my blog, please

George Stephanis and I created a nifty little WordPress plugin over the last couple days for funsies called Hugh. Hugh allows to add a widget to your site that does one thing and one thing only. Hugh allows anyone on your site to change the color of your blog theme! But wait, it gets better! When someone … Continue reading Fight with colors on my blog, please

The shape of WordPress shapes the web

I've been thinking a little about the design of PowerPoint, WordPress, and WordPress.com lately. More specifically, I've been thinking about Edward Tufte's criticism of how the design of the PowerPoint software is to blame for the Challenger disaster. I saw Edward Tufte speak about information design a few years ago and one of the points … Continue reading The shape of WordPress shapes the web