Portfolio 1.1

At the tail end of January this year I finally launched this website as my portfolio. The original launch was a personal milestone, not only because I’d had this domain for 4 years prior to putting anything worthwhile online, but mostly because I learnt a lot.

Proudly Powered

I recently wrote about how I was replacing WordPress when it came to my personal projects, depending on the project. I also last month made the switch from WordPress to Symphony CMS, while rebuilding my portfolio. I have tonight launched my latest ‘project’, Proudly Powered, another WordPress resource for writers and developers.

Symphony CMS nginx rewrite rules

If you’re looking to use Symphony CMS on your nginx powered web server then the default Apache .htaccess rewrites will need to translated to nginx’s syntax. I recently wrote about Symphony CMS and have since had a few people asking about the specific nginx rewrite rules I use, so I thought I’d share them here.

Symphony CMS

Following up on the new tools and techniques I’ve picked up recently while putting my portfolio and blog live such as moving my hosting to Linode VPS and exploring alternative CMS systems, I’d like to introduce Symphony CMS.

Replacing WordPress

Following up on the new tools and techniques I’ve picked up recently while putting my portfolio and blog live such as moving my hosting to Linode VPS, I’m just writing to outline my decision to stop using WordPress as my ‘go to’ CMS. I’ve been using WordPress almost exclusively for client brochure websites for nearly […]

Linode

I recently put my portfolio live and along the way embraced a lot of change and new tools and one of these changes was my recent decision to move my hosting from MediaTemple to Linode. (that’s my referral, please consider using it if this post is useful to you!) Linode, if you’ve not heard, offer […]

Prestashop Starter Theme / Boilerplate

I do a lot of work using both PrestaShop and WordPress¬†and a big difference I find between the two is support for developers. As it stands, Prestashop Theme developers have to hack away at the default theme each time they begin a new project. In contrast WordPress Theme developers have a choice of several starter […]