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8 Things They Don't Tell You When Becoming A Web Designer

A Web Design Office - Not Mine

Pic Creds: juhansonin

This is in response to one of Six Revisions latest articles, 8 Things they don’t tell you about being a web designer. Now though the article wasn’t bad, I feel it took a completely wrong approach and if I was trying to decide if I wanted to be a web designer, their article would not have helped me at all!

I remember when I was in high school trying to figure out what I wanted to go to college for.  I picked design because of all the cool perks and stories I heard.

Perks like one lady having a limo pick her up to work everyday, free tickets to events, great gifts that clients give for designing something amazing for them.

Stories like you’ll have so much free time, it’s such a lax profession, it’s always changing.

It’s all bullshit! At least for the majority of designers it is.

So let me say I’m sorry to six revisions but this is the Real stuff they don’t tell you. Read More

5 tips every theme developer should abide by…Forever

Angry Computer Guy

Creds: PixelR3AP3R and Me

Dear theme developers,

I was recently working on a Word Press theme I purchased from Theme Forest. At first glance it was nice, but then….. Read More

Future Proof your CSS – Clean it up and optimize

I’m going to share a few tips on how to clean up your CSS.

Tip 1 – Organize Your Style Sheet

There needs to be some type of organization on your style sheet.  Don’t just randomly start naming classes and ID’s. Organize it.  Start with the most common things first.   Read More

10 wordpress plugins you can't live without

I don’t know what I would do if I didn’t have these necessary plugins for wordpress.  If you want your development life to be fast and easy then you need these.  Read More

Multiple Grid Loops on Home Page – Genesis Framework

So after messing around for hours trying to figure out how to place multiple grid loops on one page, I’ve got it!

I scoured the forums and tutorials on the studio press site but unfortunately, there really isn’t too much detail if you are a novice in developing with Genesis and WordPress.  But I managed to figure something out so… here we go!

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How to pull posts from a category on the grid loop – Genesis Framework

This is for the Genesis Framework only =).

Simply add the following code to your loop:

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