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Talk: Open Source Software Development in Higher Education

Talk: I’ll be giving a talk about the role of open source development in higher ed institutions at the upcoming Tennessee Higher Education Information Technology Symposium in Chattanooga Tennessee. The talk will focus on the experience I had with the UTHSC-WPCAS plugin developed for UTHSC and encourage Higher-Ed tech professionals to consider open sourcing their […]

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Grunterie – Another Foundation Theme for WordPress

Foundation’s hot right now and I swear by it. Having used both Bootstrap and Foundation, I quickly decided that Foundation was the framework for me and I use it for everything. It’s really clean, easy to work with and I don’t have to fight with it to get what I want. I do a lot […]

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Dealing with the Dreaded ‘wpautop’

What is “wpautop”? Well, to put it simply, wpautop is short for ‘WordPress Auto P’- with p being in reference to an html p tag. wpautop is a wordpress function that “Changes double line-breaks in the text into HTML paragraphs (<p>…</p>).” You can read more about it in the WordPress codex. Most of the content […]

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Ten Things Every WordPress Pro Should Know About

When I started using WordPress it was not nearly as powerful as it is now. Over time, the internet’s favorite open source Content management system has picked up a lot of really cool features that make it easier to work with and more capable of powering more dynamic and robust websites. When I really started […]

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Thoughts on Responsive Frameworks

Working with responsive frameworks can make responsive web design cleaner and easier and considerably reduce development time. The fact that responsive frameworks combine responsive and mobile-first web design, CSS pre-processing languages, and other cutting edge trends makes them one of my favorite topics to follow in web development.