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My thoughts on web development and sometimes other things. You could also check out the Kelp Current for some of my other writings.

3 Tips for Being a Better Web Designer

3 Tips for Being a Better Web Designer

I've been making websites for close to 10 years now. I've made my fair share of πŸ’© websitesβ€”in addition to some amazing websites. What I have realized in reflecting on my website project experiences is that there is a simple formula

Lazy Loading Images on HubSpot

Lazy Loading Images on HubSpot

Images are almost always the #1 reason for a slow website. Even if all of your images are optimized and sized correctly, they can still cause performance issues

How To Migrate Your HubSpot Blog to WordPress

How To Migrate Your HubSpot Blog to WordPress

HubSpot makes it extremely difficult to export your blog posts in a usable form. It's built-in export tool only exports the page title and URLs. The website export tool exports all the static HTML files. Neither of these are useful when you need to import your data into a WordPress Database.

How to Add Animations to Your Static Designs Using Adobe XD and CodePen

How to Add Animations to Your Static Designs Using Adobe XD and CodePen

Designers creating new website mockups will generally use Photoshop then save those mockups as a JPG or PNG for the client to review. The problem with static images is they don't tell the whole story of what the website could be. Hover state, the way the page loads, or even the way the page transitions to a new viewβ€”these

Branding Refresh with Animations in Mind

Branding Refresh with Animations in Mind

One of the hardest parts of designing for the web is the lack of limitation. There is no artificial limit to the amount of space you have to work with, no limit to how something could be animated or function