Super Borders Tutorial on Angular and Non-Standard Borders — Part 2

Web design trends of recent continue to push the boundaries on the status quo of rectangular layouts. One way this manifests is in the border between two sections of a webpage. Often the borders are angled, sometimes curved, but visually interesting for sure. In this post we’ll look at one way to approach the section

Super Borders Tutorial on Angular and Non-Standard Borders — Part 1

Web design trends of recent continue to push the boundaries on the status quo of rectangular layouts. One way this manifests is in the border between two sections of a webpage. Often the borders are angled, sometimes curved, but visually interesting for sure. In this post we’ll look at one way to approach the section

Google Fonts: Thick Fonts for Your Consideration

Oswald is a supremely useful and relied upon font face (formerly used on this site), trusted for its thick but compact style. Here are a few other bold, black or otherwise thick fonts for review and consideration. Tillium Web Titan One Kanit (Has 18 styles? Nice!) Alfa Slab One (an alllll time favorite of mine)

Google Fonts: Script Faces with Major Appeal

Here are a few of my favorite Handwriting Google Fonts for consideration and potential use. Montez This is Montez A few other elegant-types include: Tangerine Great Vibes Sacramento Mr De Haviland Ruthie Molle Parisienne Lovers Quarrel Sedgwick Ave Display This is Sedgwick Ave Display Non-or-less cursive, more hand scribbled-types include: Loved by the King Covered

Animate Site Sections on Scroll Behavior

Want some motion in your ocean? In a sea of content, simple animations can make for a pleasant break from the humdrum. Use this setup to create sections of a webpage that will slide up and fade into view. Let’s get started. See a demo of what we’ll create. We’ll need to setup some CSS,

Creating Excerpts in WordPress – Tags, Functions, & Notes

WordPress is a beautiful rig. It’s the world’s most popular and relied-upon CMS. Here’s how you can activate, modify, and place excerpts in WordPress. By default WordPress sets excerpts (short previews of a blog or custom post type) to 55 characters. The character limit is a good one that works in most situations. However, it

Customize WordPress Admin Dashboard – Reorder Your Menu

Occasionally you might want to reorder the menu that is presented to users in the administrative portion of WordPress. Fear not, with this snippet, you can. I’ve found this information a couple of different ways, but certainly among them is a trip to Stack Exchange. There I found this thread which details things nicely. In