Link Category: Tutorials
“SEO in Content Marketing: How to Write for Search Engines Without Sounding Like a Robot”
Over the weekend, an extremely skilled and SEO-savvy content writer we’ve been working with recommended me this resource. It’s a nicely formatted PDF full of deeply sane advice on SEO-aware content creation.
Make CSS Your Drawing Tool
I really enjoyed this little talk I found while idly browsing YouTube recently. Wentin Zhang, who works at Adobe, draws something I didn’t have any idea CSS could so easily: a mustache. I know, I’ve seen the artisanly drawn CSS, like this portrait of Francine. And that’s cool. It’s also not something I feel I ever would learn from.
The Go Programming Language for PHP Developers
I’m very interested in other programming languages. Sometimes my interest lacks follow-through. (I’ve intended to learn a list of languages and tools longer than my arm, I’ve really tried hard to learn about 5.)
How to Start a Blog
A really good “how to start a blog” post from a site and team that knows its stuff.
Some Cool CSS Tricks on Quora
A Quora feed hits my email everyday, and it’s mostly “Why was Thanos afraid of ___ when he defeated ___?” content. I’m not sure why that’s what’s in my feed, but there you have it and feel free to ask me anything about why Thanos is afraid of people.
Why Every WordPress Freelancer Should Have a ‘How I Work’ Manifesto
Set expectations about when you work.
How to Use WordPress’s Iris Colorpicker on the Front End
I learned a few things today: first, that WordPress has a built-in colorpicker called Iris, and second, that you can use it on the front end of your website if you need custom colorpicker functionality.
A Free Gutenberg Course from CSS-Tricks!?
There are few brands more synonymous with quality in the web development niche than CSS-Tricks. (A List Apart comes to mind. Smashing Magazine, maybe. We work for you to think of us that way…)
Steve Grunwell on PHP Namespaces for WordPress
As Gutenberg gets closer, more and more people are trying to wrap their head around it. Zac Gordon’s Gutenberg development course is perfect if you’re really getting into it. But if you’re just looking into how to get started, this blog post he made a few months ago is as relevant and accurate as ever.