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 →
Have you ever tried to move a folder or selection of layers in Photoshop, but were interrupted by this alert? Somewhere deep down in your selection is a locked layer. If you're working in a huge file with tons of layers, finding the locked layer or layers could take awhile. Wouldn't this be more helpful... Continue Reading →
How do I upload an image in WordPress? Frequently, clients who are staring at the WordPress content editing screen ask me, "How do I upload an image?" As an experienced WordPress user/designer/developer I used to get blown away by how silly such a question sounded. The button's right there! But after running in to this... Continue Reading →
I love this. The world's simplest phone in a sleek little black box. It's called John's Phone. Consider it the anti-iPhone. No apps or hi-res screen. Just a phone with buttons that works really well. A better user experience through LESS experience. Has anybody used one, or seen it in person?
The Question My friend at Good Web Work asked the question,"To what problem is Google+ a solution?". I started to write a comment on his post, but after the scroll bar popped up on the comment form realized this was blog post material . I have no idea what I'm talking about I haven't used Google+ yet... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →