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Howitzer is an image-oriented WordPress theme suitable for graphic design, portfolios or showcases.

Whiskey Air is a classic, light theme, with Google Fonts and dynamic menus.

eCards UI is the official theme of the eCards plugin, featuring dedicated homepage and in-place sliders.

Noir UI is a WordPress theme built for ImagePress, featuring a custom homepage and custom integrations.

ChatPress is a simple chat plugin for WordPress members.

Dubliner is an HTML5/CSS3 responsive business template with a magazine-style frontpage template, slider, dropdown menu, page templates and mobile menu.

Coniferous is an HTML5/CSS3 responsive business template with a magazine-style frontpage template, CSS3 slider, dropdown menu, page templates and mobile menu.

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[Analysis] Header Heatmap

Last month I ran a heatmap analysis of the header of getButterfly.com, mostly because I have completely changed the design about 6 months ago and pageviews kept going down. This analysis is part of a greater project, which is currently running and analysing more page sections.

August 25, 2016

Custom CMS Research: Phase #1

I am currently researching building my own CMS, tailored to my own needs and my current clients, all of them using WordPress.

August 25, 2016

WordPress Dublin

WordPress Dublin! I have finally started this side project and have no idea how it would work out. We have an upcoming event on Meetup.com. If you’re in Dublin, Ireland, feel free to contact us and RSVP. We might need to change the location if we have too many attendees.

August 23, 2016

SVN Cross-browser Plugin Management for WordPress.org

I wrote about this before, but my workflow improved since then and I want to share with you how I maintain my WordPress.org plugins.

August 23, 2016

Switching from Debian to Ubuntu: Beginner’s Guide

I just switched my development server from Debian to Ubuntu. I decided to use Ubuntu 16.04, nginx 1.10, PHP 7 and Percona MySQL. Here are the steps involved in creating this configuration from scratch.

August 23, 2016

Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards

We’ve made it on the longlist for this year’s Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards for the best Digital & Tech blog! Let’s get started for 2017! ;)

August 12, 2016

Re-Entry

I have recently started reconsidering blogging and restarting it. It’s been a while since I did it on a regular basis. And I like to write and share experiments. I stopped working directly with clients and shifted my focus towards SaaS.

August 12, 2016

New Lighthouse Features

Lighthouse 2.1 brings some new features and squeezes a little more juice out of your WordPress site. Leaving aside the usual bug fixes, we have three major features.

July 26, 2016