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Responsive Web Design != Mobile

I do PSD Conversions for a living. In other words, I turn photoshop designs into web sites – and I’ve sliced over one hundred. I’m (somewhat) of an expert when it comes to creating custom themes for WordPress.

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i18n vs L10n

i18n stands for “internationalization” L10n stands for “localization” Both are numeronyms, or “number based words”. The numbers come from the number of characters in between the “i” and the “n”. You can read all about their storied history here and here. How i18n (internationalization) works in WordPress By wrapping some text in a nifty PHP…

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301 Redirects with .htaccess

After I dumped my database and blew up my site, I wanted to resurrect my most popular content. I needed to setup 301 redirects so both users and Google could find my (old) content in its (new) location.

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How To: Install LAMP on Ubuntu

My brother called to talk about moving his company’s web development and testing environment in-house. They had already downloaded Ubuntu, but didn’t know how to get Apache, MySQL, or PHP installed. I sent him one command and 5 minutes later, they had a fully functional LAMP stack running.

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Web Typography: Using The Golden Ratio and REM’s

When WordPress 3.5 beta 1 was released it came with, “Twenty Twelve”. While looking at style.css, I noticed the use of “REM” to set font sizes and margins. I had NO idea what an REM was. In fact, I just started using EM’s in other child-themes. Immediately, I turned to Google and started researching.

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