Category Archives: development

Automated Accountability Check-ins

June 11, 2018 - Category: development

During the Praxis bootcamp, participants are expected to make every single day a non-zero day. Most participants ask us to hold them accountable, so they email one of our staff each day and that person emails them the next day if they miss a check-in. This takes an enormous number of emails, staff overhead to keep track of, and is difficult to search. Here is my solution to that problem.

Rebuilding and Moving Old WordPress Posts to Jekyll

January 21, 2018 - Category: development - Tags: Wordpress and Jekyll

Earlier this week I did a major revamp of It started with redesigning my page templates to include a sidebar, then it morphed into making a long-standing goal of mine reality: Reviving the posts from my old 2008-2012 WordPress blog and getting them into Jekyll while preserving old links. Here's how I did it.

Simple Microblog WordPress Theme

May 13, 2017 - Category: development

When I learned about the project by Manton Reece, I decided that I wanted to host my own microblog, so I made a minimalist microblogging WordPress theme for that purpose.

My WordPress Stack

April 15, 2017 - Category: development - Tags: Wordpress

Here are the tools, hosts, themes, and plugins I use to build WordPress sites quickly and get the most out of them after they launch.

3 Lesser-Known Hubspot Tools

April 7, 2017 - Category: development - Tags: Hubspot and CRM

Do you use Hubspot? Here are three lesser-known Hubspot tools to help you get the most out of your marketing and sales workflows.

Jekyll Tools

February 28, 2016 - Category: development

A collection of Liquid templates I made for my Jekyll-powered blog: Adding open graph and Twitter cards, Disqus comments, posts by tag, a heatmap calendar for posts, and a book review template.