Find out more about my workflow, and the different tools and technologies I use when creating a WordPress website, theme or plugin.
In April 2016, I moved from Mac to Windows as my primary development environment. It was an interesting switch, and one I’m quite happy with – Windows 10 has proven itself to be a robust operating system, and all of my software requirements have been met and often exceeded. Most of my work is WordPress […]
WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) around and now powers more than 27% of all websites. One of the great things about WordPress – and one of the main reasons why I develop websites using WordPress as a platform – is that even if you aren’t familiar with it, it’s incredibly easy […]
When it comes to building WordPress themes, I’m a huge advocate of the Genesis Framework. I started by creating child themes based on the Genesis Sample Theme, then moved to using Bill Erickson’s base child theme, and then developed my own starter child theme. One thing which really appeals to me about the Genesis Framework, […]
I’ve built a lot of WordPress themes over the years, and the quality of my work has been improving gradually as I’ve learnt new techniques and embraced new technologies. One major leap over the past year has been my use of the Gulp task runner. I’ve been able to use it for a number of […]
I’ve been building websites for a long time. In that time, I’ve used my fair share of text editors – from plain Notepad in the early days, to UltraEdit, Notepad++ and in recent times Coda & now Sublime Text. I’ve finally settled on Sublime Text 3 as my editor of choice. For the work I […]