Duane Blake

Front end developer

Moving from Sass to PostCss

Now that I tend to use TailwindCss for most of my projects I’ve noticed that I don’t really use Sass anymore. I was and still a huge fan of Sass/Scss and I still do use it on legacy projects. When I first started using Sass, I used to use loads of the features sass offers such as writing functions to build grids, convert px to rems and create colour palettes. But now CSS is getting increased features this isn’t the case much anymore.

How to use and add VTT to a video

I’ve been doing a lot of work recently on WCAG guidelines on making websites accessible and usable for all users. Something which I discovered and never knew about is using WebVTT which is a basic text file to add subtitles, audio description to video rather than embed straight into the video.

How to use and add VTT to a video

How to remove author sitemaps from WordPress

In the WordPress 5.5 release they have added the ability to generate a XML sitemap. XML sitemap are great because it tell search engines such as Google and Bing what pages to crawl. One of the sitemap which the WordPress core creates is a user sitemap. On a WordPress site I work on we didn’t want to use this feature, so I’m going to go through the process how to disable the sitemap.

How to remove author sitemap from WordPress

Locked out of your own WordPress site and need to create a new user

I recently got asked to look at friends WordPress site. Nothing major just installing a few plugins and changing around the permalinks. However there was big problem it’s been a over year since she’s last logged into the site and she doesn’t know her password. The password reset email also doesn’t seem to be sending out. So I’m going to lists some methods how to get into one of your WordPress site if you locked out.

Locked out of your own WordPress site and need to create a new user