Not too shabby!
Still waiting for WP-CLI to finish deleting thousands of users, orders and what not from a client site, so I decided to kill some time adding—somewhat buggy, still—Open Graph/Twitter cards to https://janboddez.tech/notes.
“I’m a Web Designer” https://andy-bell.design/wrote/i’m-a-web-designer/
I’m a Web Designer - Andy Bell
‘Please Turn Off Your Ad Blocker’ https://trentwalton.com/notes/2018/02/19/please-turn-off-your-ad-blocker.html
Please Turn Off Your Ad Blocker
Another cool thing about having built my personal site on Laravel, and Eloquent? WordPress is no more than the back end: a means to input data. I could pretty easily swap it out with a custom CMS.
‘Wow, fancy that. Web ad giant Google to block ad-blockers in Chrome’ https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/22/google_chrome_browser_ad_content_block_change/
Wow, fancy that. Web ad giant Google to block ad-blockers in Chrome. For safety, apparently
‘Quitting the EU won’t solve our problems, says Boris Johnson’ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10052646/Quitting-the-EU-wont-solve-our-problems-says-Boris-Johnson.html
Quitting the EU won't solve our problems, says Boris Johnson
Gonna make my ‘notes’ into a Custom Post Type, rather than rely on Post Formats. Clear up those WP Admin screens a bit. And pull toots off Mastodon instead of the other way around. (I prefer writing in Tusky, on mobile.)
‘How WordPress Knows What Page You’re On’ is a pretty cool write-up of WordPress’s routing system. (Other server-side frameworks and CMSes, at least in theory, work much the same way.) https://journal.rmccue.io/400/how-wordpress-knows-what-page-youre-on/
How WordPress Knows What Page You’re On – Pre-Thought Listen
My absolute top 3 in web design: Jeffrey Zeldman, Jeremy Keith and Ethan Marcotte.