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List pages by templates – WordPress plugin

If you are a WordPress developer, or are maintaining a site where you have to update page templates, one thing you would like to be able to have is a WordPress plugin to list all of the pages that a particular template is linked to.For example, if you need to modify a...

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...

Migrate Files and Metadata in SharePoint 2010

Recently, I needed to move many files that had custom metadata from one SharePoint site to a different SharePoint site.I do not have access to the SharePoint server interface, so using PowerShell was not an option.My permissions for each library are Full Control.Some...

Annual ///M Car Day

Here at HB Design we love beautiful design, we love beautiful engineering, and we love cars, specifically cars that are both beautifully designed and engineered. Entering the parking lot over the years you wouldn’t be surprised to find American muscle like...

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 layersDesigns often have many layers, sometimes in nested layer groups. ...

Design Flashback

I saved all of my college design projects. The closet in my old bedroom at my parents’ house is filled with them. And during a recent visit, I found a particularly interesting one.This is the project – A toy, made of paper, with the design dependent on the...

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 images)