Fun with 404s

Website 404 pages are often an afterthought, tersely warning users the page they wanted wasn’t found. What a waste! For years now, I’ve been secretly injecting humor into 404 pages for the site’s I’ve built. continue

category: news

Building Fast WordPress Websites

WordPress sometimes gets a bad rap for being slow, but with strategic early planning, a knowledgeable testing approach, and practical performance adjustments, WordPress can be quite fast. continue

category: strategy

Aqua SVG Sprite Plugin

SVG image sprites allow you to add sharp, fast-loading images to your sites with all the flexibility you’d expect from the SVG format, but they can be time consuming or complicated to generate. No more! Enter the Aqua SVG Sprite WordPress plugin. continue

category: development

How Building a Site’s Like Building a House

Building a house takes planning, and so does building a website. Changes are more efficient earlier in the planning process and get progressively more costly. And like converting a bathroom into a kitchen, “remodeling” a website too late in the process sometimes gets weird. continue

category: strategy

“Edgy” Business Cards

Aquamarine creates beautiful, functional website interfaces, so I wanted business cards that were equally creative. So, slapping together a quick design and printing it on your standard business card stock just wasn’t gonna cut it. continue

category: tutorials