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Responsive images can be a pain in the butt

So you’ve jumped into the responsive design waters, and after some headbanging (with or without metal playing), swearing, confusion, and whatever else you’ve experienced, you’ve gotten your site to display correctly on multiple resolutions and devices. Your images are doing what you want them to do at smaller resolutions/devices… mostly.

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When bots know your username

Note – 05/01/2014: This post refers to the Better WordPress Security plugin which is now called iThemes Security.

I often get asked how I troubleshoot certain problems with websites. I’m never sure how to answer that question because it depends on the situation. As a result, I don’t write many blogs on the topic. Every so often, I troubleshoot a problem that could easily happen to others, and write about it. This is one of those times.

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Completing NaNoWriMo

My previous blog post was about participating in NaNoWriMo, and how that relates to learning new things. I got some questions about the NaNo process. I’m happy to say I won for the first time (Woot!), so a follow-up post to answer those questions made sense.

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Zen and the art of NaNoWriMo

It’s November, which means for some people who write, it’s NaNoWriMo time. NaNoWriMo = National Novel Writing Month. The goal is to write a novel during the month of November. At least 50,000 words in 30 days. Accomplish that, and you win!

What do you win? The satisfaction of knowing you did it. And a novel to edit and rewrite December 1.

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Enter the Ghost

Almost a year ago, John O’Nolan published a concept for a blogging platform he envisioned, calling it Ghost. It was meant to be a blogging platform. No custom post types, no image sliders or galleries; none of the “stuff” that can get in the way of simply writing and publishing that writing.

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