Welcome to my blog!

Hi and welcome to my blog! As you can see I haven’t blogged for a while but these should now become more frequent! I hope that some of my posts will be useful to others. Thanks for reading!

Maintain Your Website!

Like everything else technological, making sure that your website is kept up to date is hugely important and often overlooked. Once you have a website; either by paying someone or doing it yourself; it is easy to just leave it or go in every now and then and tweak some of the text. As I… Read more »

Prototyping & Wireframing

With the intention of becoming a freelancer, I am looking at things which i have previously missed – in this case wire-framing & prototyping – previously I have sat down with a client sketched out an idea and run with it but I’m certain there are smarter ways of doing this.  Live prototyping makes sense… Read more »

Beautiful themes & Plugins

This is a list of themes & plugins that i really like and have used/want to use: The X Theme by themeco this is a great theme with the added benefit of having free cornerstone which makes creating beautiful layouts really easy: Cornerstone by themeco Here’s a great responsive slider: Slider Revolution Contact Form 7… Read more »

WordPress Hooks – Actions & Filters

Just a quick link to info about hooks   https://docs.woothemes.com/document/introduction-to-hooks-actions-and-filters/ http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Filter_Reference http://code.tutsplus.com/articles/the-beginners-guide-to-wordpress-actions-and-filters–wp-27373 http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Action_Reference How to write a plugin

Absolute Lifesaver plugin: Code snippets

This plugin has been a absolute lifesaver for me – it means i can add snippets of code without gong into any of the actual php files – activate and deactivate as I want without worrying I’m going to break anything: https://wordpress.org/plugins/code-snippets/