Archive for January, 2008

Mistakes that web developers make – Can you tell Arial from Helvetica?

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

The Wake Up Later blog features a list of 8 mistakes that web developers make. These are not the glaring mistakes that are plain to see, like covering a page with animated GIF graphics or writing the site’s HTML in some awful WYSIWYG program. The mistakes show a lack of polish and design savvy. There […]

A mountain is just a series of small hills

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Starting a blog, or any long-term project, can be a daunting process not just because of the work involved, but the long periods of time that might pass before you see any reward…or even an indication if you are doing the right things. It is easy to get depressed and worn out when it looks […]

Just a few things I learned in 2007

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

Use pretty permalinks for your WordPress posts. RSS is a great tool for keep up with blogs and news, but it can overwhelm you if you let it. Google Reader is a lifesaver. Don’t overplan or overthink what you write on a blog. Use common sense, but it is better to write something and have […]

A new year

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

Last year I started 2007 with installing WordPress and starting my own blog. The use of this blog has been more of an experiment than a place to write posts. I used this blog to learn about the WordPress interface, SEO, basic PHP, and the problems with CSS browser bugs. Since August this blog has […]