Keynote: The Mythology of Design Systems

Design systems have dominated web design conversations for a few years. Just as there’s no one way to make a website, there is no one way to make a design system. Unfortunately, this has led to a lot of misconceptions around the creation and impact of this increasingly important tool. Do any of these sound […]

Static site generators and the JAMstack: Liberating tools for fast and secure websites

Websites have long been run by database-driven content management systems such as Drupal and WordPress. Unfortunately, the digital vulnerabilities of such systems are significant and require frequent maintenance to maintain security. Static-site generators, such as Jekyll and Gatsby, take a different approach by entirely removing slow and risky databases from the live site. The results […]

How to extend WP-CLI for fame and fortune

You’re using the WordPress Command Line Interface (WP-CLI) to automate your workflows, WordPress site set-ups, adding users, etc. You’ve even added it to your CI/CD pipelines to automate behavioral testing and configuration of your testing environments. Recently you added a new plugin to your site that dramatically improves the functionality, only to discover that its […]