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An infrequent take on all things digital.

October 3, 2018

Create a Javascript Object Array from URL Parameters

Passing information from one page to another can be tedious. Does the information need to be stored in localStorage? In a cookie? How will it be accessed by javascript? Can it only be accessed by a backend language like PHP?…

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August 23, 2018

A Quick Illustrator Wave

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

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May 23, 2018

WordPress Orlando Q&A – May 2018

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.

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May 16, 2018

WordPress Updates Permissions Error [FIXED]

Recently, I moved a WordPress site from one host to another and ran plugin updates, but that's where I ran into an issue.

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May 3, 2018

Disable Emails Sending from WordPress in Development

You don't want to send emails from your site to users twice - once from the live version and once from the development version. What you need to do is stop your local site from sending emails!

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February 1, 2018

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

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

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January 8, 2018

Top CodePen Post of 2017

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!

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December 31, 2017

Two Oh One Seven

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.

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December 20, 2017

Style Previous Sibling Elements with CSS

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.

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November 27, 2017

My 52 (or 24)-week Photography Challenge

So, the beginning of the year is always a time to set resolutions and commit to new challenges. As last year came to a close, I was starting to get back into photography a little bit and wanted to create something a bit more tangible to track my progress.

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