Since shutting down my agency last year, I’ve noticed a considerable uptick in the quality of work I find. Let’s hope this trend is a signal that my pivot was the right choice, and it continues to grow.
It's that time of year where I start getting back into the habit of waking up at 5AM to work on side projects before I start my day in-earnest. It's always been the most-productive time of day for me, and I think I can attribute a lot of my career growth to this time-block. I know it doesn't work for everyone, and I don't do it year 'round these days, but I'm glad to be back.
I’m gearing up for WordPress side projects this season. Seeking teams managing complex WP sites needing tech help. I have experience in technical site audits, custom RESTful integrations, and plugin feature work. Check the post for more information, links to relevant case studies, and how to get in-touch.
This was a fun, and challenging project that made extensive use of Underpin. It felt good to utilize the library in this context, and it was exciting to see it reliably work in-action.
I had one of my clients come to me with a fun challenge. They wanted to be able to “flag” a post, and have that flag automatically disappear on the site after a certain period of time. This post explores how I solved that problem for them.
I built a WordPress plugin for an agency that integrates a third party events API with WordPress. This plugin loads fast, and reduces the number of requests. This post talks about how I approached this small project.
With limited documentation and layers of custom features, I took on the challenge to conduct a comprehensive audit of a WordPress site, paving the way for a seamless redesign.
Welp, I finally did it. 9 years of running my own little WordPress agency has finally come to a close. I have officially shut down the website, and have helped move my remaining clients onto their own platform. I’d be lying if I said that this goodbye is more sweet than bitter, honestly. DesignFrame was… Continue reading So Long, DesignFrame!
Learn how I formed the habits necessary to write blog content consistently.
Big gigs are awesome, when managed properly, they can be amazing. The problem with big contracts is they aren’t flexible. This article talks about how I work around that.