I started learning web development back in 2010. There’s no all-encompassing blueprint for learning web development. No matter how much you learn when starting off, you still feel overwhelmed at the wealth of information out there. There’s always more to learn, and you’re unsure where to start. Here are a few things I’ve learned along the way.
Looking for an easy way to spice up the design of your website’s internal pages? Stop pasting images randomly throughout your content. Give your page titles a professional creative touch. Here’s what I’m talking about:
Remember your amateur days of cowboy coding in WordPress? Tedious scenarios of editing website files directly from FTP. Every press of the refresh button could risk your website magically disappearing. Those days are over. There’s a lot of great tools that keep you in full power of your website, ensuring local files and data is up to date.
There’s a lot of creative things you can do to make the typography unique on your website. A web designer friend of mine, Nina Cross, showed me a simple trick you can do to make your titles stand out. In the example below, you can see the technique that adds some extra contrast to the title.
By using custom posts and custom fields you can make a great experience for users to view data on your WordPress website. This experience can be extended even further by filtering data based on the value of custom fields. In this tutorial I will be using 3 plugins: