Category Archives: Web Design

Final Project in Laravel, Graduation, and Onwards

*Whew* this last and final semester was a doozy! I apologize to all who might have wondered if I fell off the face of the planet, but I was taking a full course load (4 classes), and the Capstone class … Continue reading

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Adding APIs to your website

API stands for Application Programming¬†Interface and is a set of protocols and functionality, implemented on an internet connected system, which allows other software (usually apps) to request information and calculations from it. Essentially, APIs help build applications, and function similarly … Continue reading

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Wordpress User Manual

I’m excited to offer this WordPress User Manual to my clients, to help them edit, add, and maintain content on their pages. It is geared towards the User role of “Editor” and not Admin, so is scaled down from what … Continue reading

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Getty Images free for use on the web

Recently, the big news was that Getty Images–a huge stock photo company that has been around for many many years, and got really big doing print design photography–recently came out and gave permission (with certain strings attached) to use their … Continue reading

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Developing Wordpress Plugins

Plugins are a big reason why WordPress has gotten as powerful and as popular as it has, ¬†for they extend the functionality of WordPress in many different ways, including adding shopping carts, boosting SEO ratings, adding widgets and calculators to … Continue reading

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User Interface Design

Just a note–I was going to do a blog on user interface design next, but time got away from me and I HAVE to do one on plugins for an assignment, so below (as this was NOT a blog for … Continue reading

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What’s In a Wordpress Theme?

When you look at a webpage, you see it as one page, with various elements (masthead, footer, content area, sidebar, etc.), and in straight html, you code it as one page, with the DOCTYPE declaration at the top, opening and … Continue reading

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