I moved this blog from Wordpress to Hugo in December 2017 to learn about static site generators and to practise maintaining a site using modern processes like Git. I chose the Future Imperfect theme as a foundation and put my own styles in
add-on.css, which takes precedence over the theme’s stylesheet
I’m considering starting a new blog focused on music and guitars – something that’s informal, fun for me and personal. One thing I decided is that I won’t build the blog using Wordpress. I’m going to learn a new blogging platform, one which is lightweight, simple and requires very little maintenance. Postach.io, a blogging platform that uses content stored in Evernote, is top of my list.
What is the ‘user experience’ thing? – Sift Digital explain what user experience is, what it’s for and who does it.
Government Digital Service Content Design Principles – style guide for written content on the GOV.UK website.
Contrast Rebellion – a well-crafted lesson in ensuring type on the web is readable using high contrast. Has some good examples of how designers can let their aesthetic preferences trump readability. This article reminded me I need to tweak the contrast in the new theme I’m using on this site. I’m guilty of having some grey type on creamy background colours and the links in the right-hand sidebar are too lightweight.