Blog Archive: Web Design 23

Pretty pictures and whatnot for the web.

A Quick Illustrator Wave

Posted on August 23, 2018 in Tutorial, Web Design

So, my buddy TJ (@tjrogers82) and I were talking about just how – surprisingly – difficult it is to create a smooth wave shape in Illustrator. He came up with this clever idea that I wanted to

WordPress Orlando Q&A – May 2018

Posted on May 23, 2018 in Community, Hosting, Tool, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress

WordPress Orlando held one of its monthly Q&A sessions on May 22, 2018. The following list of links covers the majority of the resources described throughout the night.

Why I Moved from Digital Ocean to Cloudways (and Digital Ocean)

Posted on February 1, 2018 in Hosting, Tool, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress

I'm not a server admin. I don't run server stacks and optimize buffer pools. This is where Cloudways saved the day.

Top CodePen Post of 2017

Posted on January 8, 2018 in Mobile, Tutorial, Web Design

Just a few days ago, CodePen released its top pens and posts of 2017. I was surprised to see one of my posts not only in the top 20, but in the top 10 posts of the year!

Two Oh One Seven

Posted on December 31, 2017 in Community, Drupal, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress

As 2017 comes to a close, it seems fitting to do what so many others are doing and reflect back on the year that was.

Style Previous Sibling Elements with CSS

Posted on December 20, 2017 in Javascript/Jquery, Tutorial, Web Design, Web Development

After having to look this up a couple of times now, I figured I'd share my approach. While you currently can't technically style previous sibling elements, I've figured out a pretty handy workaround.

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 …

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 Community, Web Design, Web Development

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.

FlipQuiz: Classroom Review Games

Posted on May 6, 2014 in Community, Drupal, Web Design, Web Development

For anyone who reads this blog, you’ll notice that I’ve fallen way short of my goal of writing one post a week all year long. It hasn’t been for a lack of desire or even a lack of ideas. Instead, …