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Improved site speed tools

Website Tools for Developing Below are some tools that I find useful to getting sites to load in under a minute. It can be done, even with a WordPress site on shared hosting. But you will have to optimize the... View Article

Using System Fonts in CSS

System-UI – fast, user-friendly, a perfect font choice It seems to me that sites and apps that are meant for reading, education, instruction or documentation are best served by using System-UI CSS fonts. Even heavily branded companies very often can... View Article

Browsersync on Windows Linux

Note: The original title for this article was, “Install Browsersync on Windows sub-system with a Python Flask set-up”.  However, these instructions will work with most other set-ups. (I never would have thought that I would ever write an article about... View Article

WordPress Local Dev Set-Up

NOTE: I am assuming that you have already a live production website with a WordPress child-theme.  You  now want to add it to your GitHub repo and version control it or manage it using Git. I am also assuming you... View Article

Learn CSS Grid

Note: This post was originally written as a letter to an individual needing help from Reddit.  Since it was originally written (in March 2018), much has changed in the CSS Grid world.  Many more resources have been created. I have... View Article

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