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Written content to help you along your web development journey, without forgetting to have some fun along the way.

Global Content IDs to Minimize Risk in Changing URLs

Use a unique value within a URL and make the rest arbitrary. This way you have flexibility to change URLs without breaking functionality for your visitors.

Aug 28, 2022

Safely Changing a URL

This seems like a simple topic, and handling URL changes is generally fairly quick. But the wrong way can have a negative affect on SEO rankings.

Aug 15, 2022

Use Chrome Profiles to Manage Multiple Accounts in the Same Browser

Chrome profiles are a great way to separate work from personal accounts and avoid having to constantly sign in and out of web applications.

Aug 13, 2022

Use Netlify as a Shared Asset Host

When you need to share media assets across multiple sites, you can take advantage of tools you’re already using to make that process simple and convenient.

Aug 13, 2022

6 Reasons I (Still) Love 11ty

Two years after launching my site with 11ty, it’s grown considerably, and yet I’m still in love with the tool.

Aug 05, 2022

Using Notion as a Publishing Workflow

To minimize friction in publishing new blog content, I went through an experiment that used Notion as a publishing engine. After three months, I’m posting at a rate faster than ever before.

Aug 03, 2022

Custom XML Sitemap from a Catch All Route in Next.js

Building an XML sitemap in Next.js is a bit of an odd process. Here’s how I’ve done it by leveraging getStaticPaths methods from page components.

Aug 02, 2022

Automated Tweets after Successful Netlify Build

This is the (custom) workflow I use to automatically tweet after publishing new content to my blog.

Aug 01, 2022

Delete All Local Git Branches Except One

Delete all local git branches except main, master, or your current branch.

Aug 01, 2022

Git Checkout Previous Branch

Checkout the previous git branch without needing to remember or type the name.

Jul 27, 2022