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HTML5 Halloween Costume

HTML5 Halloween Costume

Halloween is less than 24 hours away and I needed a costume. My first idea was to dress up as Edward Snowden and wear a sign that says “Save iGoogle!”. Then, I would have had my wife dress up as Vladimir Putin and wear a sign that says “What’s iGoogle?”. We could have been the most topical couple at the Halloween party. The only problem was getting my wife to go along with it. Go figure.

My second Halloween costume idea is what you see in the pictures. I am a happy HTML5 pumpkin head man with an extremely tiny desk. That is not a double entendre. The HTML5 logo was handmade and took about the same time to make as the HTML5 chocolate cake. I liked the cake better. Everybody liked the cake better. Continue Reading →

I Hope You Use a Responsive WordPress Theme

Responsive WordPress Blog Theme

There is a major shift in the web taking place towards responsive design. I wouldn’t want you to be late to this swell party so I decided to do a series of posts on responsive web design. This is the first part in the series with the focus being responsive WordPress themes.

Regular visitors to the HTML5 Blog may have already noticed that the blog has been acting responsively for some time. I decided to go with a responsive WordPress theme for several reasons. The first and only reason that matters is because in 2012, responsive design is good design. Having to setup and maintain unique blog designs for users on mobile phones, users on tablets, and users on everything else is ridiculous. It makes me want to pull your hair out. Yes, your hair. Why would I pull out mine? It hurts when I do that.

Using a responsive WordPress theme has many benefits on a variety of levels including search engine optimization. Continue Reading →