I still think the Google-devised Core Web Vitals are smart. When I first got into caring about performance, it was all: reduce requests! cache things! Make stuff smaller! And while those are all very related to web performance, they are abstractly related. Actual web performance to users are things like how long did I have…Details
I recently moderated a panel at Netlify’s virtual Jamstack Conf that included Netlify CEO Matt Biilman and Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg. The whole thing was built up — at least to some — as a “Jamstack vs. WordPress” showdown. I have lots of thoughts of my own on this and think I’m more useful as…Details
Every video starts with an intro scene but not all video intros look great. However, you’ll never have to worry about it when using professional Premiere Pro intro templates to create your opening scenes. The intro is arguably the most important part of a video. It’s what captivates the viewer and keeps them watching for…Details
Today, we’re going to discuss control structures and loops in PHP. I’ll show you how to use all the main control structures that are supported in PHP, like if, else, for, foreach, while, and more. What Is a Control Structure? In simple terms, a control structure allows you to control the flow of code execution…Details
WordPress utility plugins let you make enhancements to all aspects of your WordPress website: performance, design, and security. With thousands of options available, however, it can be quite difficult sorting the good from the not so good. In addition, you need to be very selective when deciding on what kinds of plugins you want to…Details
Pricing is one of the most challenging aspects of being a freelance web designer. More specifically, determining what a client will receive in exchange for a particular price. The struggle is real. In my two-plus decades of running a business, this is still an area where I falter from time to time. The line between…Details
Are these books still relevant? I heard the html and css were outdated, what resources/books would you suggest?
Currently, I’m in the process of designing my portfolio that I will soon develop. Since I will spend so much time creating it, I will make it open source on GitHub for anyone to use.
Here is the current design: Design Version 0.1.
I will be iterating on this design. I would like to mention that I’m not a web designer by trade. Thus, I am very open to any criticism/feedback. If there is anything you would like to change or add to the portfolio, feel free to send me a message. I will consider all requests.