Category: Web Development

  • Switching Themes Based on the Current Month

    Recently, I’ve been experimenting with Javascript Date objects. I wanted to see if I could dynamically change the theme of a webpage, based on the current date. For example, if it was October, the spookiest month of the year, I could have an orange, purple and black theme to remind them of Halloween. Let’s try […]

  • Web Page Redirects with .htaccess and Apache

    When I’m presenting at a conference, or sharing a project on social media, I like to have a short, easy to remember URL to share.  While it may not be the easiest way, what works for me is creating a URL redirect with whatever short, easy to remember the link I want, to the long-form […]

  • Custom Data Attribute

    What are data attributes and how and when to use them.

  • vh & vw

    What are vh units and how do you use them?

  • Bubble Wrap

    It’s day 3 of #7Day7Websites! This is another fun one (ok, maybe it’s more of an app than a website). It’s bubble wrap. That you can pop. Because that’s fun, right? When I had this idea, I knew that using React to manage the state of each bubble—popped or unpopped—was the way to go. My […]