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An infrequent take on all things digital.

WordCamp Orlando 2017 Recap

Posted on November 18, 2017 in Community, WordPress

WordCamp Orlando was held last weekend and, as a newcomer to the WordPress community, I wanted to check it out and see how the WP community compares to the Drupal community...

Show Hidden Files in Mac Finder

Posted on October 25, 2017 in Uncategorized

At this point in my development career, I pretty much always leave hidden files showing. Problem is, sometimes I need to show files on a new computer.

WP Ninja Forms Star Rating with FontAwesome Replacement Stars

Posted on October 2, 2017 in Tutorial, Web Design, WordPress

One of the most popular posts on this blog (and one of my most popular pens on CodePen) is replacing bullet list item styles with Font Awesome icons. I figured I’d follow that up with replacing the star rating …

Forcing www or non-www in WordPress with an htaccess

Posted on August 24, 2017 in Uncategorized

Using the .htaccess file, you can force www or non-www URLs using the following snippets that should appear ABOVE any other code in your WordPress .htaccess.

Force SSL on a Drupal 7 Site

Posted on August 24, 2017 in Drupal, Security

As forcing HTTPS on sites becomes more and more important, I wanted to document the process in Drupal 7 for myself (and anyone else who might find it helpful!).

Well, that’s kinda awkward….

Posted on August 19, 2017 in Drupal, Web Development, WordPress

For the last couple of weeks, this site has been undergoing some changes. Yes, it looks different, but that's not the biggest change....

Drupal Quick Tip: Webform Email to Multiple Email Input Fields

Posted on July 7, 2017 in Drupal, Tutorial

Because I want to remember a) that it's possible to send an email to multiple email fields and b) remember how to do it.

Get Latest Drupal 7 and CKEditor Module (Mac Apps)

Posted on May 2, 2016 in Drupal

Drush and all that notwithstanding, I'm constantly downloading these two things separately because I can't just tick the checkbox and let Drupal auto-update them.

Building DrupalVersion.com

Posted on January 26, 2015 in Community, Drupal, Freebies, Web Design, Web Development

A few weeks ago, I launched a new utility called DrupalVersion.com. It has one simple purpose: find out if your sites are up to date with the latest version of Drupal (6 or 7).

MMXV

Posted on January 4, 2015 in Uncategorized

Last year around this time I posted an article here that wrapped up 2013 and set some goals for 2014. The slate has once again been wiped clean for the new year, but now's as good of a time as any to reflect on the past year and set new goals for the coming one.