Yearly Archives: 2015

Getting to know, and adding, JSON-LD to a WordPress site

JSON-LD (JavaScript Object Notation for Linking Data) is fairly new, not very complicated, but also not completely useful yet. It is yet another attempt to convert our rambling content into structured data (moving forward from Microformats, RDFa, etc.). Some day this may help your site’s SEO, and might even allow you or someone else to create data crawlers that can find and connect data across the web. Get to know JSON-LD and find out how to I added it to this WordPress site. Continue reading

Adding HTTPS to my Dreamhost WordPress site

For some time I have wanted to upgrade this site to HTTPS, but I have heard so many horror stories that I kept putting it off and putting it off. Finally, a couple articles arrived serendipitously, and helped convince me that now was the time. I have no major breakthroughs here, but a) I wanted to brag a little, and b) I wanted to highlight a couple issues I encountered, resources I found, and workarounds I used. Continue reading

Today’s Readings

The latest installment in my “Today’s Readings” series, offering my rants and thoughts based on findings from around the world-wide web. Happy reading! Continue reading

Series Part 6: A beginner’s guide to comparing, and getting started with, MVC frameworks: Summary

The sixth part of my series on MVC frameworks, where I find, collect, and present some fantastic resources for anyone looking to get started, trying to figure out the differences between all the options, find out which is right for them, and find a good starting point. In this final installment, I wrap things up and provide a short summary of what I think of those frameworks examined. Continue reading

Today’s Readings

The latest installment in my “Today’s Readings” series, offering my rants and thoughts based on findings from around the world-wide web. Happy reading! Continue reading