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On ExpressionEngine vs. WordPress

Because I was already using ExpressionEngine on a daily basis, I felt that I needed to use WordPress on a website that I would also work with daily so that I would become equally as familiar with it. And so I chose WordPress to be the CMS for brettro.com. More…

Submitting to Subversion

Learn how integrating the Subversion (SVN) version control system into the Brettro workflow both formalized and streamlined its website production. More…

Brettro Re-Launches brettrospective.com

Yep. While it did not take an actual nine months to develop the design, write the code and move the content into WordPress, the Brettro website always took a back seat to both my client work and my full-time job. More…

Brettro Redesign: Shots 1 and 2

Take a teaser look at versions 1 and 2 of the new Brettro website design. And stay tuned to see more teaser shots. Shot 1: June 5, 2011 Shot 2: June 11, 2011

Strategory

I’m well on my way to executing my Three Step Plan of becoming more familiar with and better at coding for two brilliantly executed, powerhouse web publishing platforms, honing my design skills and preparing better content, continuing my education and becoming an active, beneficial voice in the community. More…

Brettro Launches drjillweber.com

By integrating WordPress and using the Brettro HTML5 codebase, drjillweber.com re-launches with a solid SEO base and a strong CMS to bolster the site’s growth. More…

HTML5 Codebase Cooked

Great news! I have finished my HTML5-based codebase thanks in large part to both A Book Apart’s HTML5 for Web Designers and HTML5reset.org. This is exciting as I can now move this into my new WordPress theme codebase and bring …

Ch-ch-ch-changes…

What Was Since it launched, brettro.com was a full-scale website coded with XHTML 1.0, CSS 2.1 and Javascript using industry best practices based in web standards. It also used a very capable web content management system called Big Medium. In …