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  • Taking WordPress to Eleventy

    How I converted 12 years of posts in WordPress to an Eleventy static site ... and loved every minute of it.

    Published: Feb 09, 2020 at 6:00 am

  • Pitfalls of Being a WordPress Developer

    Something happens to you as a developer when you start on and stick with a single platform for a long period of time. As you get better and better at that platform, you get further and further away from the rest of the ecosystem.

    Published: Jul 10, 2018 at 7:28 pm

  • Repo: Missed Search Log for WordPress

    Concept for a log of search terms with no results on a WordPress site.

    Published: Oct 09, 2016 at 9:24 pm

  • Brewery Site Framework for Craft Beer Branding Gods

    In one of those "meant to be" moments, I met the founder and president of the mind-bogglingly talented craft beer agency here in Seattle, Blindtiger. Oceania (Oce for short) invited me down to the office to talk shop and it just clicked.

    Published: Aug 09, 2016 at 6:46 pm

  • Community and eCommerce Site for Massive Minecraft Community

    8-month engagement to provide engineering, strategy, code review, pair programming, performance reviews, and security guidance.

    Published: Jun 11, 2016 at 10:55 pm

  • Redesign on JoshCanHelp

    A few details about the current (5th) iteration of this site.

    Published: Apr 02, 2016 at 4:58 pm

  • Latest Deals Site Built on Rank It WP

    A WordPress child theme gone mad! Built-in click statistics, moderation controls, grabbing text and images from submitted links, and expiring content.

    Published: Apr 01, 2016 at 2:34 pm

  • 8ninths Site Rebuild

    Just in time for an announcement by Microsoft about their HoloLens project, we launched a complete site rebuild for 8ninths, focusing on their VR and AR capabilities.

    Published: Mar 30, 2016 at 3:25 am

  • A(nother) WordPress Starter Template

    This theme is an extension of a framework created for a local agency that wanted a way to spin up custom WordPress sites quickly and correctly. It grew into the starting point for all sites that I create.

    Published: Jan 18, 2016 at 8:35 pm

  • Semi-eCommerce Site for a Local Composites Distributor

    This site was a partial migration from a custom PHP and MySQL application that was in dire need of an update. Collaborating with a talented designer, I built a site housing almost 400 products and dominates search ranking for high-value, niche terms.

    Published: Aug 19, 2015 at 7:19 pm

  • WP-Drudge on Alan.com

    Alan Colmes needed a central hub for his news curation and community surrounding his radio show and books. We've been iterating on this site for a few years and finally settled on a very customized version of the WP-Drudge theme I created.

    Published: Apr 09, 2015 at 5:44 pm

  • Become A WordPress Developer Overnight After 4 Months of Work

    This is a summary of an email I sent to someone who wants to get into creating custom WordPress themes and plugins. I've been doing this for over 7 years now and would like to think I have something interesting and helpful to say about this.

    Published: Mar 23, 2015 at 12:27 am

  • Rank It WP: A Community Curation Theme for WordPress

    My latest shipment comes in the form of a premium theme called Rank It WP. The idea, explained in-depth after the jump, is a Product Hunt-type site in WordPress.

    Published: Jan 08, 2015 at 5:43 pm

  • Redesign, Drupal migration, and WooCommerce to CiviCRM Integration

    A massive undertaking: migrate a popular eCommerce site from unsupported versions of Drupal and CiviCRM to WordPress. Challenge accepted!

    Published: Feb 17, 2014 at 11:16 pm

  • My WordPress Developer's Wishlist

    I build a lot of WordPress and I use WordPress all day, every day. Here’s what I’d love to see in future WordPress releases.

    Published: Apr 03, 2012 at 8:56 pm

  • Quora: Are CMSs are more awkward than helpful a lot of the time?

    It took me a long time (4 years) to get to the point where almost every project I get is built in WordPress and I'll tell you the 3 keys to getting it right, for yourself and with clients.

    Published: Feb 24, 2012 at 4:50 am

  • Improving Website and WordPress Performance with Hard-Coded Share Buttons

    Quickly add hard-coded share links badges to your WordPress or static site.

    Published: Jan 14, 2010 at 6:00 pm

  • New custom WordPress theme and structure at JoshCanHelp

    I finally made the time to finish my site’s re-design and re-build. Part of me thought this would be a minor remodel with a new WordPress theme but, in the end, I re-did all of my page content and changed my whole organization.

    Published: Sep 30, 2009 at 8:00 pm

  • Improve WordPress Performance by 36 Percent

    I was approached recently by the owner of a popular blog using WordPress. He wanted to know if there was anything he could do to speed up his site. As usual, Josh Can (and did) Help.

    Published: Sep 01, 2009 at 7:00 pm

  • Web strategy links and Resources for July 17th

    These are links that I’ve saved on Delicious or sent over Twitter since last Friday that you might find useful.

    Published: Jul 17, 2009 at 6:41 pm