HOW TO MOVE YOUR FLYWHEEL WEBSITE TO ANOTHER HOST

After spending a year with Flywheel paying $15/month for hosting I decided it was time for a change.  Just so we are clear I think Flywheel is excellent  and I love their UI as well as the Local By Flywheel tool. However I could not justify the cost of paying for a...

HOW DO I INTEGRATE FONTS INTO WORDPRESS?

As WordPress Developers plugins end up spoiling us, even to the point of forgetting how to do the most basic things any Front End Developer needs to know, like setting up fonts.  For the last year or so I’ve been using Easy Google Fonts plugin for all my website font needs.  This worked out great until I started my new job and I was required to import fonts sans Easy Google Fonts. 

The Tech Industry: Riding Roller Coasters

Two years ago I decided to quit my job to attend a coding bootcamp in hopes of becoming the next Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. I haven’t reached Girl with the Dragon Tattoo status yet but you know what.…I’m ok with that. Instead I’ve become the Girl with the WordPress Wappuu and it has been quite the ride. Four rides be exact.

WordPress: Is it easy?

A little over a month ago I started a new gig as a  WordPress consultant. It has been a fun, interesting, and an eye opening experience. I’ve been working with individuals from all walks of life, with different skills and  abilities.  It got me thinking about WordPress in new ways.  Specifically how and why people use WordPress.  I’ve learned many new things and today I would like to share with you one of those observations. 

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My First Ever Lightning Talk

A challenge of giving a lighting talk is being able to give a presentation that is digestible and informative for your audience in under ten minutes or less.  Over the last two years I’ve attended a lot of developer meetups / user groups.  I’ve listened to interesting talks, informative talks and highly technical talks. Let me just say this it is very difficult to speak about a topic you are passionate about in 10 minutes or less.

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Junior Developer: Job Hunt

I graduated from a coding bootcamp the week before Christmas ( 2015 ). I was filled with both dread and excitement.  Dread because I knew looking for a new job would be difficult and excitement for what the future would hold.  I applied to over...

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Deployment in Django

Deployment in  Django      This fall while attending a coding bootcamp one of my classmates, we will call her A.H. put together a deployment guide that I think is fantastic. Audience: This is for someone who is trying to get their Django website deployed. You...

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Month 1: Thoughts

    The honeymoon period for coding is officially over!  No longer am I learning about variables and strings ( I miss those days ) but now I have to start using my brain and putting concepts together and it is really really HARD!  I try to keep telling myself that...

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