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  1. Useful plugin: Page Analytics by Google

    I use Google Analytics on all the sites that I build. On a monthly basis, I jump in to Analytics to review how things are doing. Yesterday I stumbled on a really useful Chrome plugin called…

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  2. The tools that I use to build websites in 2014

    Everything about the way I work has changed in the past few years so I wanted to document it. I’m sure I’ll be using a different toolset in 12 months and, hopefully, I’ll be blogging…

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  3. A WordPress & Git workflow

    I’ve been using WordPress and Git together for several years. I started out by storing everything in Git. This meant that the repo contained server configuration files which required awkward workarounds, such as using a…

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  4. An introduction to MODX

    I’ve just completed my second project using MODX so I thought it would be a good to time to write up my thoughts. I get the impression that MODX is largely unheard of in the…

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  5. Using shortcodes in WordPress

    Shortcodes are an easy way to add dynamic information to a post or page without the need to type any HTML. In this example, I’m going to show you how to add a button to…

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  6. My Sublime Text setup

    I’ve been using Sublime Text for over 2 years now and I’ve grown to be an advocate of the popular text editor. It’s fast, flexible and reliable. This article outlines how I currently have my…

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  7. Stop fixing WebKit font smoothing

    Dmitry Fadeyev of UsabilityPost: So here is yet another plea for designers to stop “fixing” WebKit font smoothing by disabling subpixel rendering. Feel free to use it on light text on dark backgrounds, feel free…

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  8. Drop down terminal with iTerm2

    I’m a recent convert to using the Terminal. I use it all day, every day. From pushing changes in Git, to creating files and directories, to downloading sites using wget, Terminal has worked its way…

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  9. .htaccess in multiple WordPress environments

    Dan Eden recently wrote a great post called changing my ways in which he discusses the recent changes in his WordPress development workflow: moving away from FTP and live editing on a server to Git.…

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  10. Testing websites using the iOS simulator

    As iPhone and iPad sales continue to rise, it’s becoming increasingly important to test websites on the iOS platform. Here is a quick and easy way to test your website on both the iPhone and…

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