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A short list of my setup and software for WordPress Development

14/06/17

A short list of my setup and software for WordPress Development Inspired by Wes Bos Laptop I’m running an Early 2011 MacBook Pro 13″ – 8GB RAM and a 250GB Samsung 850 EVO Atom Editor with the following Packages Autocomplete WordPress Hooks Less Than Slash PHPCS Linter ESLint Linter Stylelint Linter All linters are set to […]

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Get involved in the WordPress Community

25/05/17

A little under a year ago I attended not only my first conference, but also my first WordCamp, in Sydney. After some reflection it’s fair to say that it changed not only my outlook towards the work I do, but my outlook on the WP community in general. It was the first time i’d pretty […]

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Learning from being in the Panic Zone

12/05/17

There’s a theory of three “zones” given to a process, action or task, that can be clearly described as a level of comfort when undertaking it. There’s the comfort zone, something that causes no stress and can be routinely completed in an almost zombie like state. You feel fine undertaking this and can do so […]

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Catocraft Automotive

11/05/17

Catocraft Automotive is a custom WordPress site built for a car restoration company that meets the client’s need to display their latest projects and add new work with ease. Site Features: Projects custom post type. Animated background for the Homepage. Reviews custom post type. HTTPS. Created at GOOP Digital

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Search Posts using React.js and the WordPress REST API

24/04/17

My foray into react development and firsthand use of the WordPress REST API. Using what I had learnt from attending a React workshop taught by Wes Bos, I’ve created a search for all public posts on the GOOP Digital website that initial load with any posts containing ‘Harley’, with the ability to search for any […]

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React WordPress Search

21/04/17

My foray into react development and firsthand use of the WordPress REST API. Using what I had learnt from attending a React workshop taught by Wes Bos, I’ve created a search for all public posts on the GOOP Digital website that initial load with any posts containing ‘Harley’, with the ability to search for any […]

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The Woods Ocean Grove

11/12/16

This WordPress site was a dream to develop as it encompasses great photography with a clean, minimalistic design. With a focus made on the imagery, this site was built to have all images able to be updated simply and a gallery page that is easy to add and remove photos at any time.

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The challenges of learning a new Javascript framework

31/10/16

I’m currently in the middle of enhancing my skill set to incorporate a front-end framework in JavaScript, something that at first seemed deep, overly complicated and a bit pointless. There’s a giant sea of articles that seem to crop up weekly, all proclaiming the same message: that learning JavaScript and it’s plethora of frameworks is […]

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Drysdale Home Timber & Hardware

11/11/15

A customised WordPress site for the local Home Timber & Hardware store in Drysdale. A big part of this client’s website was making sure that they were able to promote the stores trading hours and making as simple as possible to update and display the needed information to their customers. This required a custom address […]

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The Tox Bar

28/10/15

The Tox Bar required a website that not only looked good, but was able to sell their cosmetic goods online as well. This required the addition of WooCommerce on top of the WordPress platform for both easy content management and online store functions. Site Features WooCommerce Full screen search box Mailchimp integration Online Gift Vouchers […]

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