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My thoughts on web development and sometimes other things. I don't write here too often as of late (I know, I know). You might want to check the Kelp Current for some of my other writings.

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

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 view—these …

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 …

The Pros and Cons of Using WordPress Page Builders

A common issue people run into when using WordPress is it's extremely basic page editor. The lack of ability to make complex pages, basically anything more than the typical 'title' and 'body' format, is restrictive. …

CodePen Meetup coming to Brooksville July 25th!

Over the years of doing freelance work for local businesses and organizations, I've met quite a few people that are interested in 'coding'. Whether that means a specific programming language, responsive design, or just web design in general. They all had the same question... where do I start? …