On Scaling WordPress

In yesterday’s post, I mentioned that to scale WordPress you “just cache it.” That’s a pretty big claim to make without any sort of references. Here’s Peter Chester of Modern Tribe’s talk on the subject from WordCamp LA 2011. Click here to display content from WordPress.tv.Learn more in WordPress.tv’s privacy policy. Always display content from… Continue reading On Scaling WordPress

Please don’t customize social media icons

When I put on my front-end developer hat, I’m often the last line of defence between the client and an unfortunate typo, bad idea or missed opportunity. I’m the last pair of eyes to examine a design before it hits the development environment. Designers probably hate me for it, but if I see a design… Continue reading Please don’t customize social media icons

My Overly Simplified Take on Responsive Design

31% of American adults who have cell phones use their phones for the majority of their Internet access. ~ via LukeW The case for responsive web design is a no-brainer! Only a few years ago stake-holders would absolutely insist on IE6 compatibility with much much smaller user-base. 2.5% or higher was the threshold I’d commonly… Continue reading My Overly Simplified Take on Responsive Design

Doc Hazzard’s Amazing UX Emporium

This is probably the best NMM talk I’ve seem. In the words of @cole_peters. https://twitter.com/cole_peters/status/215242048259895297 Here’s an archive of the live stream for those of you how missed it. Click here to display content from cdn.livestream.comAlways display content from cdn.livestream.com Watch live streaming video from nmmlive at livestream.com