Tag - Web Development
How To Add A Table Of Contents To Jekyll Blog Posts
November 22, 2021
A table of contents is a helpful component to include in longer blog posts that have lots of detail. It gives readers an easy way to navigate through your blog post to find exactly what they’re looking for.
The 7 Step Process I Used To Build A Landing Page To Promote My Book
November 15, 2021
A custom landing page is an invaluable asset to have as a creator online.
How To Add A Social Media Share Bar In Jekyll
November 01, 2021
Adding a social media share bar at the beginning or end of each post is a great way to encourage readers to share your content on social media.
How To Add Related Posts In Jekyll To Increase Engagement
October 25, 2021
Including links to related posts at the end of each post is a great way to keep users engaged with your content.
Jekyll - Add Related Posts At The End Of A Post
July 26, 2021
At the end of a blog post, it’s a good idea to recommend similar posts to your readers. This helps them to find more great content on your website easily.
Jekyll - Add An Affiliate Disclaimer To Specific Posts
July 12, 2021
On this website some of the links used are affiliate links. To let people know this, I include a disclaimer at the top of relevant pages.
Jekyll - Add Estimated Reading Time To Posts
April 28, 2021
Adding the estimated reading time of your article provides valuable context for readers. They can decide if they want to read your article now or bookmark it and save it for later.
Jekyll - How To Enable Incremental Regeneration To Speed Up Build Times
April 21, 2021
A great tip for speeding up the build time of your Jekyll blog is to make use of the incremental regeneration feature.
Jekyll - How To Determine Build Times
April 14, 2021
If you’re looking to optimize the build time of your Jekyll blog, it’s useful to know just how long each part of the build process takes.
Jekyll - How To Limit Posts During The Build Process
April 07, 2021
As your Jekyll blog grows in size over time, you might find that the build process takes longer to run.
Jekyll - Creating External Links That Open In A New Tab
March 31, 2021
A common convention for external links is that they open in a new tab. The idea behind this is that you can easily go back to the previous tab if you need to. This makes it easy for users to return to your website.
Keep A Web Dev Notebook To Learn More Effectively
March 29, 2021
If you have read my recent post: You Learn More Effectively By Practicing, you’ll know that I’ve consciously made an effort to continue building my web development knowledge.
How To Remove A Post Category From The Blog Page In WordPress
March 24, 2021
If you have many different post categories on your WordPress website, you might want to funnel them to different pages. This is especially important to consider if you have included each of your post categories in your navigation menu.
You Learn More Effectively By Practicing
March 22, 2021
Don’t Underestimate The Benefits Of A Day Job
February 08, 2021
In today’s day and age, many people can become their own boss by being a “content creator” or “knowledge worker”. The internet is full of ambitious and creative people that make their living solely online.
5 Best IDEs For Web Developers On Windows (With FAQs)
August 14, 2020
Determining the best IDE to use as a web developer can be a difficult process. You want to ensure you’re picking the best tool to learn and use for perhaps years to come. What’s more, as a Windows user, the choice can be even more difficult. It seems like all great IDEs are made for Macs.
Should A Web Developer Use A CMS?
July 31, 2020
The term CMS or Content Management System seems to be everywhere online if you’re a web developer. From forum posts to advertisements on websites, you’ve more than likely heard this term before. With that being said, you might be wondering: should a web developer use a CMS?
Creating A Recipe Web Page with QR Code
April 02, 2020
Each year, the company where I work organizes a bake-off / coffee morning in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital.