My plugin gets added to WordPress core!

WordPress 3.5 was released yesterday. After upgrading my site, I checked the editor screen and noticed a tiny tweak that made me smile. It looks like my humble suggestion finally made it in to WordPress core. Notice the Add Media button... it's an actual button! The previous version of the button looked like this: It was an easily... Continue Reading →

Button It Up

A better WordPress Upload/Insert button In response to the positive feedback from my last post about making the WordPress Upload/Insert button look more clickable, I've written my first WordPress plugin that's open to the public. I'm calling it Button It Up*. All it does, for now, is change the style of the upload insert button... Continue Reading →

An Inconvenient User Experience: Gmail Drafts

Summary I love Gmail. If you accidentally discard a draft its gone forever. I think Gmail should send discarded drafts to trash. You can vote for that feature here. I love everything about Gmail except one thing... Discarded drafts are unrecoverable without warning. I accidentally clicked the Discard Drafts button while scrolling by a different part... Continue Reading →

What’s the best computer for graphic design: Mac or PC?

What kind of computer do you suggest for graphic design? Mac? PC? My laptop is too slow to do a lot of what I've been doing lately so I'm looking for a new computer. Lots of people say "go with a Mac", but I could build a PC with a much faster processor and better video card for a lot less. What do you think?

Myspace Sucks

I think all designers would agree that Myspace sucks. A usability nightmare, Myspace is the perfect example of those money-hungry banner-ad-loving sites that cares more about squeezing pennies out of pixels than creating a sane user experience. I know they've got to pay the bills, but... they suck. Appropriately, Myspace recently got #1 on PC... Continue Reading →

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