It has been a long, long time since I’ve redesigned, relative to previous works. 1 year an 9 months ago, I launched with my open-source Glitch WP theme. Why the long wait? Well, I’ve been busy managing Ghost Gamer News (which officially launched just over a year ago), working at my fantastic day job, and ...
As a developer, I have a problem. Many developers have this problem, actually. When solving a problem, we sometimes stick with our initial solution a little too long after it proves to not quite be an adequate solution. This can be for a variety of reasons: Their is a perception that the solution will still ...
Ghost Gamer News has left it’s soft-launch status after 1 week of being live, and I’m happy to finally say it is ready for you to start visiting repeatedly and buying everything through the affiliate links. It has been a fun journey building it; there is still stuff to do, however. I’m awaiting approval from ...
Hey all, figured I’d provide a quick update as to what is going on in the world of my side hustles. While not as epic as all the big gaming announcements, they are going to keep me super busy this week! First off, the new Ghost Recon Breakpoint update (TU 2.1.0) provides updates to Gunsmith, ...
For a while now I’ve had an idea for a gamer news site; something dedicated to stealth & sniper games. While a niche topic, I know there’s enough interest based on my Ghost Recon Breakpoint sniper video traffic alone. So, I decided to start work. Ghost Gamer News, at least initially, will have a mix ...
Just a quick update to let readers know that the 1.0.1 version of Glitch is now out, and is also updated on the Glitch theme Github. Version 1.0.1 just adds search functionality (available in the navigation). Should’ve released with it, but I never used the search functionality in previous sites. Really should now given the ...
I realized today that I haven’t actually shared my hardware setup for design & development, so I thought I’d do a little writeup this morning before a couple calls and errand-running today. Without further ado, here’s the configuration. Windows Design & Development Hardware My Windows setup is probably the “biggest”. I’m running an Asus VivoBook ...
Welcome to a new year, and a new website. As my regular visitors know, I redesign my website approximately every 6 months. For the past few years, I’ve utilized builder systems to save time; this has included X (and later Pro) with Cornerstone as well as Oxygen. Today, however, we’re switching away to something fully ...
This is just a quick FYI; if you’re anxious for new content, you’ll have to wait a bit longer. I’ve started the redesign process for the website, and won’t be producing any new content on here until I’m finished. Here’s a few things you might be interested in: I’m ditching Oxygen (a great plugin) to ...
Apologies for the long time between blog posts; I’ve been busy producing Ghost Recon Breakpoint content, working at my day job, and planning out my next redesign. Speaking of day jobs, I want to share one critical thing every aspiring web/front-end designer should know, and know well: Pseudo classes. Working in large platforms (CMSes and ...