Target _blank, noopener, noreferrer and nofollow

If you have been developing websites for some time, you may know that adding a target of _blank to a link can have some unintended consequences. I sometimes find myself wondering which of these to add and and having to look them up. Summary:Use rel="noreferrer noopener" at minimum. There is also a nofollow that you may want to use but this has less to do with security and more about passing "link juice" along to the ...

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Git 101

Git is one of those tools that is really intimidating for new users and fills them with dread. I felt this way and used to only work exclusively within a Graphical User Interface ( GUI ). But, using the GUI version without understanding what is happening can be dangerous and lead to more confusion and problems. This post is meant to explain the basics of using Git in the command line, mainly from the perspective of how I use it. I find myself having to explain these things to some people I work with and now this ...

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Hello World, Again

It has been a long time since I had a blog. The first blog I built was back in 2007 when both WordPress and I were both much younger. WordPress has come a long way since then and I have grown in my career. I will not be committing to a schedule for posts or anything but hope to be posting fairly regularly. Most of my posts will be code related but I plan on adding some other things as well. It should also be noted ...

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