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Accomplished engineering leader; who loves the purple color.
purple is genius!
I like computers, problems, and using the former to solve the latter. I believe in elegance over adequacy, thoughtfulness over impulse, and the wonder of the world as we see it. I have been developing and designing web pages since the early days of tables and spacers. And no – I’ve never used the scrolling marquee with Comic Sans fonts.
If you are an absolute beginner when it comes to Gulp, you might want to read Introducing WPGulp: An Easy to Use WordPress Gulp Boilerplate. Moreover, this post is just an article, which hasn’t been updated in a long time. I maintain this workflow under WPGulp repository. I suggest you all to read this post to get an idea and use WPGulp [...]Ahmad Awais
Being a beginner at web development in 2015 may not be the best thing. Confusion, decision-making, marketers, the good, the bad and the ugly.Ahmad Awais
Today when I had to create a child theme, I thought of creating a boilerplate first, in accordance to DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself) philosophy. So, there you go, a WordPress child theme boilerplate was born and the only parent (me) chose to call it _child.Ahmad Awais
Learn how you can create a better user experience for end users in relation to creating Pricing Tables with repeatable metabox fields inside your premium WordPress Theme.Ahmad Awais
I don’t really remember since how long I have had been using WordPress excerpts inside themes but I think almost all themes make use of the_excerpt() function. In relation to the excerpts, a theme developer needs certain functions like Custom length of excerpts Custom read more button Dynamic length of excerpts Custom read more button# [...]Ahmad Awais
I was recently interviewed by a local Tech Magazine, they asked me a question Can a small online business could also be setup with small investment? I wanted to blog about this topic. Answer# I think the interpretation of investment is generally wrong. There is so much you invest in a business except for money. I like to think of investment [...]Ahmad Awais
Since the day I shifted to Macbook, I fell in love with Terminal. Terminal is minimal, hackable, fast and to the point. There are so many benefits of being a terminal junkie that I’d have to write another post some day. Today I intend to write about how I zip WordPress themes through terminal whilst ignoring hidden .DS_Store files added [...]Ahmad Awais
Today while working over a premium WordPress theme I had to solve two problems. First of all I needed to build a custom WordPress query through which I could display posts from a particular term while excluding other particular terms. Secondly, I wanted to provide end-user with a select-2 based drop down menu to select from the present terms [...]Ahmad Awais
I love reading transparency reports, where businesses like Buffer, Mattermark and others at Baremetrics share everything about how their companies work, how much they pay for a particular role and how much profit they earn. This is a new trend and I can see some startups in WordPress community are picking up on that. WPRocket by Jean [...]Ahmad Awais