I decided to switch my site over to the new Twenty Twenty theme that will be released with WordPress 5.3 next week. I downloaded a pre-release version from the GitHub repo, and uploaded it directly. A fresh coat of Twenty Twenty I like the default themes that ship with WordPress, and the themes that our…… Continue reading My new Twenty Twenty look
I’m watching Matt Mullenweg’s “State of the Word 2019” from the recent WordCamp US, and almost snorted my tea when he had this to say about the new colour gradients feature for blocks in Gutenberg v6.8: You can create blocks like it’s 1999 …Matt Mullenweg, speaking at WCUS 2019 😂 You can find Matt’s keynote…… Continue reading … you can create blocks like it’s 1999
If you spend a fair amount of your time in your browser’s page inspector examining and tweaking CSS, then you’ll probably find these two sets of features in the Firefox Page Inspector to be really helpful. Track changes you make Firefox Developer Tools offers a great way to track CSS changes we make while testing…… Continue reading Two more Firefox Dev Tools tips for inactive CSS and tracking changes you make
I primarily use Firefox Developer Edition as my day to day browser. I use the excellent Firefox page inspector several times a day to troubleshoot issues for our customers, and write CSS for a variety of tweaks on sites that I use. As much as I enjoy using the Firefox browser inspector, I noticed a…… Continue reading The Chrome browser inspector has a very cool feature
I really like how Zach Leatherman has taken control over his tweets, and is sharing them on his site with some great analytics. He provides some insights into how he’s taking his tweets, and republishing them on his site in his post “I’m Taking Ownership of My Tweets” – I fully expect my personal website…… Continue reading Owning your tweets
I really like CSS Grid for layouts. My challenge is that I tend not to use it all that much in my day-to-day work (I provide a fair amount of CSS support, but it tends to be focused on narrower issues), so I don’t practice it all that much. Then, when I return to CSS…… Continue reading A CSS Grid refresher with Mozilla
This is funny. Pretty sure this doesn’t comply with bowling rules (whatever those may be): https://twitter.com/TomCoben/status/1146431221876105216 I’m not sure if this is a real robot, but it’s pretty awesome either way.