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Be careful what you write! Basic SEO is easy, important, and really boring.

Trendy, abstract, modernist marketing is great, and you can still use some of that, but be careful what you write: you may need to be boring to be found!

CSS and… err …job titles?

I think it’s easier to switch languages than to switch disciplines. We need job titles that better describe our disciplines.

What are you up to?

I don’t know if this is interesting, but maybe it gives some insight into the breadth of my work in a given week.

Attention to detail

I’d rather be right than fast.

I need to add social sharing buttons to a website…

Here’s a thread designed to help non-web people understand how something that seems trivial on a website can lead to so many micro-decisions needing to be made.

WordCamp London 2017: How and why to use screencasts to train users

I’m speaking again at this year’s WordCamp London. Find out more about my talk on screencasts for user training.

Forays into WordPress Technical Developer Screencasts

Perhaps I should be a teacher after all? The whys and hows of my first forays into technical developer screencasts.

Going Ropeless

The impact of a simpler, freer life is clear. How much do we miss out on experiences because of caution, rules, expectations? Perhaps, sometimes, the risk of ‘going ropeless’ is worth it.

Job Titles

I think that the distinction between developers and designers is actually an important one that we should keep, not throw away.

So you’re leaving?

[Old post] Written around the time I left my old job, his is a vagely amusing email exchange with a cyclist colleague of mine that’s worth saving.

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