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Show Your Website Some Valentine’s Day Love

I’ll admit it. I’m guilty of being the cordonnier mal chaussé (the cobbler’s children have no shoes). My own website needs some love. I need to fix CSS issues and sort out links and the entire visitor experience on this site. So don’t be like me. Fix your website! Here are 10 ideas for showing …

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Gantt charts: a good choice for projects?

I’m using a Gantt chart from TeamGantt for a project. From what I understand, Gantt charts used to be (still are?) the bible for project managers. I took the first level of Beth Livingston’s excellent The WP Project Manager’s Academy free course and it helped me understand the basics of WordPress project management. I first …

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The “new” Details Block

Back in the day (a few years ago), I built a website that needed a show/reveal section for information. Below photos of individual instructors there was a Bio link that, when clicked, revealed text showing the biography of that particular instructor. It wasn’t hard to do, but it involved writing some JavaScript and enqueuing the …

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My WordPress Origin Story

I was a journalist when I started my first WordPress blog. I didn’t want to start a blog but it was a condition for freelance contributors at OpenFile Montreal. I knew about WordPress because I’d attended Montreal Girl Geek events where WordPress was mentioned. I attended my first WordCamp Montreal (WordPress conference) in 2011. That …

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