“Give credit where credit is due.
The website’s design, branding, logo, and graphic styles are done by me. I love designing websites for myself and playing around in Photoshop and Illustrator. Photographs are taken by yours truly with my iPhone 12 Pro Max.
The website was coded by me (of course).
The look and feel are styled by a child theme I customized based on the WordPress Twenty Twenty-One default theme. It is powered by a starter “Block-Based Theme” that I coded from scratch.
The primary goal of the website development was to play around with the WordPress
5.8 Full Site Editing features. This site is a work in progress as I continue to dabble with WordPress and Full Site Editing.
- The fonts are served by Google. Montserrat is used for the headings and body typeface.
- Advanced Custom Fields WordPress plugin powers Portfolio and Testimonials Custom CPT functionality I built into the website.
- Sucuri Security and Limit Login Attempts Reloaded helps to keep hackers away.
- Akismet Anti-Spam keeps spam away.
- UpdraftPlus helps with regular scheduled backups of the website onto my google drive.
- Yoast SEO optimizes the website and blog for SEO and adds metadata for social media sharing.
- Scriptless Social Sharing makes sharing blog posts to social media easy and its lightweight too.
- Smuch helps to optimize blog post images and lazy load the images.
- W3 Total Cache helps with the website performance by caching, minifying the website files.
- The website is powered by WordPress, of course!
- MDD Hosting is where this website is hosted. I recommend them to anyone running a WordPress website.
- Mailchimp powers the email marketing.
|Jul 20, 2021||New website design launched.|
|Jul 25, 2021|
Oct 15, 2021
|Added newsletter signup form and page.|
Migrated the website to be fully powered by Full Site Editing.