I just did something that terrifies me. But sometimes it’s necessary to do that to advance in life. Continue reading “Taking steps to get clients”
It’s true. I change themes like underwear. If I could design my own personal crest, the motto might well be I reserve the right to change my mind, or however you say that in Latin. Continue reading “Are premium WordPress themes for you?”
For people wanting to learn more about web design and development, there are a ton of online learning options that can help you get started. But sometimes it’s difficult to know what to focus on, since you might not know which skills are the most important to learn first. Fortunately, many companies offer training to get you started in the right direction. Continue reading “Online learning options”
I have a friend who loves the Game Show Network, and Family Feud is one of her favorite game shows. Unlike shows such as Jeopardy!, which test your knowledge (or at least your powers of inference), Family Feud tests a different set of skills–namely, your ability to think like an average person. So it’s possible for someone to be really smart and really terrible at Family Feud. Or so I’ve heard. On TV. Continue reading “How web design is like Family Feud”
Web development isn’t completely new to me. Like many people who were around for the 90’s Internet explosion, I had a page at one of those freebie hosting sites. I used GeoCities; other sites doing similar things at the time include Tripod and Angelfire. Continue reading “My previous web development experience”
Welcome to the launch of Coffee Notepad! Thanks for visiting. You can find more information about me on the About page.
Since I’m trying to learn more about web design and development, what better way to do it than by building websites? And what better place to start than by building my own website?
Of course, I’m getting a lot of help from WordPress at this stage, but I’d like to build my skills to the point where I can create an attractive, functional site from scratch. In any case, I’ll post links to my projects as I create them.
What are some of your favorite tips and tricks for web design and development? Let me know in the comments!
A version of this article originally appeared on daniellegaither.com.