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Drupal to WordPress Migration

Years ago I set up a personal website using the content management system (CMS) Drupal, in part to evaluate Drupal.  While I was happy in general with Drupal, it had some issues.  I also have set up many WordPress sites and believe that WordPress is much easier to...

Photoshop tips for web developers

At HB Design, web developers are given Photoshop PSD files that were created by Web Designers to code. This blog includes some Photoshop tips to make working with those PSD files easier. Selecting layers Designs often have many layers, sometimes in nested layer...

Batch optimization of photos

Just recently we had a client ask how to optimize photos for the web. I have a post describing the steps which you can read (Web Page Load Times and Image Optimization). That post describes the steps: copy, crop, resize, and optimize. The “crop” step...

British Typography

I own a couple of classic British cars and spent a Saturday recently at the All British Field Meet in Portland. Below are some examples of British typography from the meet. (click on the thumbnails to view larger...

WordPress as a CMS

By now, almost everyone who wants or has a web site has heard about WordPress. Originally a blogging platform, it has evolved into one of the most popular content management systems (CMS). It is relatively easy to install, easy to update, easy to modify via plugins,...