December 9, 2014

Sublime Text Goto Anything Tips

In this lesson we learn how to open a folder in Sublime Text and use search tools to immediately jump to any file, function, or string in our project.

December 9, 2014

Sublime Text Indentation Tips

In this lesson we learn about Sublime Text indentation tips and “line management” tricks. These tools add up to a more enjoyable workflow!

December 9, 2014

Sublime Text Introduction

This lesson kicks off a new series centered on Sublime Text. We learn that Sublime Text is not your average text editor and that it has all sorts of tricks up its sleeve that can make writing code both faster and more enjoyable.

November 25, 2014

Google “Mobile-friendly” label in Search Results

In this lesson we learn how to have Google’s new “Mobile-friendly” label appear next to our websites in search results. We perform a complete “mobile makeover” on an outdated desktop website in order to practice key concepts. Demo site from video Zip Download of demo files

November 25, 2014

Photo Gallery with Modal Window Tutorial

In this lesson we learn how to create a photo gallery with a neatly aligned grid for thumbnails. When a thumbnail is clicked / tapped a modal windows (lightbox) will be opened with a higher resolution version of the photo. This lesson is a snippet from my 8 hour web design course. Learn more about […]

October 21, 2014

Sass Tutorial for Beginners

This Sass tutorial is for absolute beginners or anyone who has been intimidated by preprocessors in the past. We cover the basic features of Sass and even write two mixins by hand (gradients and media queries). This lesson is a snippet from my 8 hour web design course. Learn more about the course and how […]

October 21, 2014

WordPress Custom Loop WP_Query Tutorial

Learn about WP_Query and create custom loops in any WordPress theme file. To learn about everything that WP_Query is capable of check out the official WordPress documentation. Link to download .zip of theme files as shown in this video (note: this is not a “complete” WordPress theme yet and this download is only intended for […]

October 21, 2014

CSS Background Image Tutorial

Learn how to add background images with CSS (repeat or tile, position, size, and multiple images assigned to a single element). This lesson is a snippet from my 8 hour web design course. Learn more about the course and how to save 50% off the list price.

October 4, 2014

WordPress Setup Custom (Static) Homepage

Learn how to setup a custom (or static) homepage in WordPress. This involves creating WP pages, adjusting a few simple settings, and using a special page template. Link to download .zip of theme files as shown in this video (note: this is not a “complete” WordPress theme yet and this download is only intended for […]

October 4, 2014

WordPress Widgets Tutorial

Learn how to manage widgets in the WordPress admin area, and also how to add widget locations to any theme. Link to download .zip of theme files as shown in this video (note: this is not a “complete” WordPress theme yet and this download is only intended for educational purposes to dissect and review). View […]