Ryan Ott

104 Flips | 6 Magazines | 3 Likes | 16 Following | 6 Followers | @ryanott | Father of one, master of none, husband, lefty, eldest son.

In embarrassing display, Trump flubs test on how money works

Before launching his presidential campaign, Donald Trump struggled throughout his adult life in his private-sector ventures. The New York Republican …

America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

Here is how the Republican Party has conned America for over 30 years

The Republican Party has been running a long con on the American people, and Trump’s new tax cut proposals are just the latest iteration on it. This …

How America Lost Its Mind

The nation’s current post-truth moment is the ultimate expression of mind-sets that have made America exceptional throughout its history.<p><i>Updated on December 28, 2017</i><p><i>“You are entitled to your own opinion,</i><p><i>— Daniel Patrick Moynihan</i><p><b>—</b><p><i>“We risk being the first people in history to have been</i><p><i>— Daniel J.</i> …

Political Science

The Most Stylish Mini Bike Ever: Auto Fabrica's Type 0.1

Fulfilling a childhood dream as a grown-up is a rare treat. But doing it while you’re still a kid is priceless.<p>That’s what inspired brothers Bujar and Gaz Muharremi, of English workshop Auto Fabrica, to tackle their first pint-sized build. This is the Type 0.1—a stunning mini bike that turns a …

Diminutive

Last Chance to Enter the iMac Giveaway - Ends Tonight!

<i>This giveaway ends tonight at 11:59 PM PST, so enter now for a chance to win the iMac!</i><p>Looking for a new computer to grace your desk? You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more beautiful option than the Apple iMac.<p>Featuring a slim all-in-one chassis, an LED-backlit IPS display that looks great from any …

Toni Schneider & Automattic CEO

I first met Toni shortly after I moved to San Francisco and I’ve wanted him to be a part of Automattic pretty much since the idea first entered my …

Infographic: Professional web designers vs. amateur users

Ever wondered where all the money in web design goes? Perhaps you’d like to take a larger cut of it? Well this fantastic infographic from Webydo will …

Escaping the maintenance mode trap

25 Most Common WordPress Errors and How to Fix Them

The Truth About Multiple H1 Tags in the HTML5 Era

Whether you're a webmaster or a web designer, there's a question you've most likely either asked or answered many times over the years. That question …

A Complete Guide On How To Protect Your Self-Hosted WordPress Website

The security of a WordPress based website should always be a top priority for every single site-owner that chose this platform and there are …

3-Step Guide to Get New Clients To Pursue You

When I first began my career as a web pro, I thought that all I had to do was to create amazing websites, and then the phone would start ringing off …

How to Add Admin Column View to Organize Pages in WordPress

The main difference between posts and pages is that pages can be hierarchical. However when displayed in WordPress, child pages of a page are …

20 Handy Mavericks Tips & Tricks You Probably Don't Know

Many would have upgraded to Mavericks by now as it was made available as a free upgrade to all Mac users. While the upgrades from Mountain Lion …

New hooks in WordPress 3.8

Busted: A WordPress Plugin to Force Cache Busting

<b>“Have you emptied your cache?”</b> If you’re a developer, you’ve probably asked your clients this question hundreds of times. It’s not easy to determine …

Query Monitor: A Remarkably Comprehensive Debugging Plugin for WordPress

Yesterday John Blackbourn publicly released Query Monitor, a brand new debugging plugin for WordPress. Query Monitor gives developers an easy way to …

WordPress Core Adopts Sass CSS Preprocessor

Nearly a year ago, Chris Wallace proposed that the WordPress core adopt a CSS Preprocessor to help move admin UI CSS into the future. Including a CSS …

10 Things You Should Do When Inheriting a WordPress Site

Are you a developer who just inherited a WordPress site? Inheriting an existing WordPress site comes with a lot of responsibilities. In this article, …

Google Analytics

Freelancers: 5 Signs When You Should Take A Break

Despite what you think about freelancing being a profession where you call all the shots, you would often find yourself failing to take breaks …