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

Should I Add Images to My Git Repository?

To commit or not commit. A list of reasons and resources to support your decision.

Sep 01, 2022

Guiding Principles on Breaking up Components

Use these 4 triggers to understand when to break child components out of a parent. And keep those child components clean following a set of 3 organizational rules.

Aug 31, 2022

Is GitHub the Best CMS?

It seems like a silly question, given that GitHub is not typically thought about as a CMS. But I analyze the question anyways, using a series of 11 factors.

Aug 30, 2022

3 Creative Uses for GitHub Issues

While GitHub’s primary offering is to host remote Git repositories, the features it has provided to support this offering open the door for non-traditional uses that can boost your productivity and perhaps save you from using additional services.

Aug 29, 2022

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