What I Learned by Contributing to Twenty Sixteen

I can’t believe it’s been TWO YEARS since I wrote this little post on my first contribution to another author’s WordPress plugin. It was a great feeling way back then. Since then, I’ve always wanted to extend that feeling to contribute directly to WordPress Core. Today I can proudly say: “Bucket-list item: Checked!” This December… Read more What I Learned by Contributing to Twenty Sixteen

If you don’t know what Mobilegeddon is, you’re already doomed

I’ll keep this pretty brief. Today Google’s search engine algorythym is being updated to give better rankings to sites that are “mobile-friendly”. What this means in finite detail is up for heavy debate, but your best bet is to stick your site domain into this tool (provided by Google themselves) and say HOORAY! if you’re good… Read more If you don’t know what Mobilegeddon is, you’re already doomed

Introducing Matt2015

WordPress 4.1 introduced perhaps the most gorgeous default theme yet introduced. Twentyfifteen is simple, elegant, and ridiculously well-coded. I’ve always wanted to have my site built from a default theme but I just couldn’t get myself to commit to it for the past two years because of how just aweful they past two themes were.… Read more Introducing Matt2015