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Post It Notes

After 10 years running my own business, I still manage schedules and tasks using old school post-it notes, sometimes simple sometimes very elaborate.

Pumping visitors full of ads

You know those sites, where you’re trying to just grab a quick bit of information but the page is shifting all over the place as it loads up 3 million advertisements.

WP domains for sale

Selling two of my top WordPress domains, wp-zen.com & zen-wp.com $300 for both. Aged 9 years. Drop a line if interested.

Typing vs pasting

Never force your users to type out a password (or any long string of characters) by blocking the paste function. Typing long strings leads to MORE errors than simple copy/paste.

Checking In

Checking in to anyone listening. Stay safe. Pay attention. Don’t get lazy.

Plesk looking whipped

What’s up with Plesk UI lately? Especially on Chrome it looks just awful, all kinds of broken. Come on Plesk devs get it together.

Power of prayer

Things get stressful, I try to pray. Not always easy, but always helps to relax and regain focus.

Global performance profiler

Nice new speed checker at fastorslow.com.

Site Health manager

Easy way to exclude certain tests from WP Site Health: Site Health Tool Manager

SSL checker

Excellent (and free) tool for getting tons of site SSL infos: whynopadlock.com

Stay home

Everyone just stay home and hide forever. Brilliant idea.

Edge on macOS

Playing with Microsoft Edge browser on macOS. It’s like 1998 all over again.

Colors and fonts

Nice site for browsing colors and fonts.

WordPress Admin framework

This new Admin Page Framework looks very good. Bookmarked for future use.

Finding new plugins

Two great places to find awesome plugins: pluginsearch.com and WP’s browse new.

CSS two things

2 things I hate to see in stylesheets: _ and #

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Thoughts
iCloud is like the Terminator. It will never stop trying to get your data. An endless fight on each Apple device to keep iCloud disabled and empty.
Take a screenshot with Firefox (no extension required). Open Developer Tools Settings and enable the “Take a screenshot” button. Then click the button :)
Take a screenshot with Chrome (no extension required). Open DevTools, type Cmd + Shift + P, then type screenshot.
After 10 years working on my 2010 iMac, my upgrade finally arrived. Shiny new iMac shipped from Ireland :)
Too much caffeine weirds me out. But I love the taste of coffee. So once in a while I enjoy a small cup of decaf. Hits the spot.
Chris Coyier is a truly awesome person. One of the finest people I've ever worked with. Just #gottasayit
Excel won't open CSV file because SYLK format? Open it with text editor and add an apostrophe ' at the beginning of the file, save changes, done.
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