18 03, 2017

Google Best Practices Newsletter

By | March 18th, 2017|SEO|0 Comments

Recently I discovered Google Best Practices newsletter. Unlike the majority of people out there, I enjoy receiving emails (of course only if they provide some value). Google Best Practices Newsletter For that sake, Google's Best Practices newsletter is a good example. They send bite-sized short emails that anyone can digest in less than 5 minutes. These [...]

23 02, 2017

How to see the size of files and directories in linux?

By | February 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

From time to time I need to see the size of files or folders in my hosting account. There are many ways to see disk usage; for instance, you can easily go log into your cPanel and find the utility named. However, I find it too much trouble to do all that just to check [...]

5 01, 2017

A Beginner’s Guide to Chinese Font

By | January 5th, 2017|Design, Typography|0 Comments

As a foreigner living in Taiwan, I frequently receive questions about how difficult or different it is to design in Chinese. Well, there's no easy answer to this question. I'm putting an article together about my experience and thoughts on this complex topic. And I'll be sharing with you guys later. Meanwhile, I want to [...]

30 12, 2016

6 Things I will Focus in 2017 as a web designer

By | December 30th, 2016|Web Design, Web Development|0 Comments

In my previous post, I talked about how the web moved on and web designers (aka me) should catch up as soon as possible. Well, in this post I'll list 6 things I will be working harder to improve myself - maybe you should too. PHP7 Currently, my websites are hosted on my VPS (virtual private [...]

29 12, 2016

How the web moved on and why should I care

By | December 29th, 2016|Web Development|0 Comments

I've been a web developer way before being a web developer was fancy - I'm not really sure it's fancy now either. Then I had a phase (a rather long time of 10 years) where I was busy building other things, work, and companies etc. And just like everything in life, web development has moved [...]

25 12, 2016

Curated color palettes by Mackenzie Child

By | December 25th, 2016|Design|0 Comments

You know Mackenzie Child, right? If not you're missing a lot. He's a very talented designer, developer and a Youtuber. I got to know him from his YouTube videos, and I highly suggest you check them out too. But this post is about another project of his: LOLCOLOR LOLCOLOR is a curated color palette website. [...]

25 12, 2016

Daily Icon Inspiration

By | December 25th, 2016|Design|0 Comments

I respect people with dedication and commitment. I always try to stay committed and know it for sure, that it's not easy. Anyway, here's a very inspiring website: www.365cons.com  Developed by Amy Devereux, a visual designer from Seattle, is committed to making an icon a day for a whole year. I strongly suggest you go and [...]

24 12, 2016

How to improve your design workflow with Sketch

By | December 24th, 2016|Design, Workflow|0 Comments

Honestly, I'm not familiar with Sketch. I see that a lot of designers love using it, I see tons of good recommendations here and there. But I haven't had the chance to explore what Sketch provides. More than that, I've always been curious about what kind of workflows do other designers have. In years, I've [...]

15 12, 2016

How to be successful as a freelancer

By | December 15th, 2016|Freelance|0 Comments

I'm a freelancer... at least for the moment. I wasn't a freelancer before tough. I've worked in high-tech companies with highly sophisticated products and services. I've worked in multi-national organizations. I've been (and still is) an entrepreneur with a brick-and-mortar retail store, a coffee shop and roaster, to be more specific. Freelancing is different than [...]

14 12, 2016

4 Tips to Building a Great News Website with WordPress

By | December 14th, 2016|WordPress|0 Comments

Recently, I started to work on a news website built on WordPress framework. A news website has a different character. The flow and the amount of content are much higher than usual, thus it's rather demanding both technically and mentally. No worries, WordPress is the perfect tool for such cases, and there are many tools [...]