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Testing, Not Assumptions

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Last night I got an emergency email from one of my clients. A new section of their website wasn’t working correctly. I quickly checked the site and discovered that a new feature that had been implemented a few days back was malfunctioning. I looked through the code, but everything seemed fine there. I updating any… Read more »

5 Tips and Tricks for Gravity Forms

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I use Gravity Forms on almost every project I work on. It can build basic contact forms quickly and easily, but it can do so much more. I’ve put together a few tips and tricks I’ve learned over the past couple years working with the plugin. Feel free to add your own in the comments…. Read more »

Fort Collins WordPress Meetup 2014 Kickoff

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The Fort Collins WordPress Meetup is back for 2014! Our first meetup of the year will be on January 28 at 6:30 PM at Pateros Creek Brewery. We will be discussing the free Jetpack plugin and answering your WordPress questions. You can RSVP here. Jetpack is a free WordPress plugin built by the development team… Read more »

Presenting at WordCamp Denver 2013

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On Saturday, November 16, I’ll be presenting at WordCamp Denver 2013. The title of my talk is FTP Commando to Git Hero. During my presentation I’ll cover my journey over the past year implementing version control and deployment into my WordPress development workflow. Here is an outline of my presentation: Discuss some of the pitfalls… Read more »

Day One Notes from CSS Dev Conf 2013

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I’m currently attending the CSS Dev Conference in Estes Park. Yesterday I sat through a day of presentations from the best and brightest in front end development. Here are a few highlights. Zoe Gillenwater Zoe spoke on the power of one and the importance of learning. She also discussed the need to push ourselves as… Read more »

How to Display the Excerpt in WordPress

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What is the excerpt? The excerpt is a description or small portion of a blog post. Most of the time it is used on the main blog page to show small teasers for your most recent posts. The excerpt needs to be intriguing and exciting to persuade users to click through to the full post…. Read more »

How to Turn WordPress into Your Own Online Magazine

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Wouldn’t it be cool if you could create your own online magazine in almost no time at all? With WordPress and the IssueM plugin, now you can. The IssueM plugin has been available as a premium WordPress plugin, but this weekend it was released as open source. That means you can download it for free…. Read more »