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Overhauling WordPress Performance

7 Oct 2010

After launching my new site last week, I’ve wanted to take some time to step back and look at front and back-end performance. As some wise twitter sage recently said, “Simple + Measurable = Successful.” I couldn’t agree more.


Drupal Theming: Zen vs Tao

15 Apr 2010

If you, like me, are working on your first Drupal theme, a big question can be: Do I really need a base theme or should I start from scratch? This is an easy question to answer: start with a base theme. Why? Because even if you start from scratch, you really aren’t starting from scratch. [...]


WordPress Polar Bear Club – Part 1

27 Jan 2010

I’d like to welcome you all to my first series of blog posts, where I’ll detail the steps I’m taking to customize my WordPress theme and plugins, turning this bland old default theme into a well designed site. I’ve never worked with WordPress, had a dusty old portfolio, and decided it was time to jump [...]