Ahoy There, New Website!

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Well, after several hours of installing, tweaking, tuning, throwing away and restarting (and a few minor flashes of inspiration) the website is back with its shiny new look. Like all the best software projects, it’s not finished. There’s a lot more elements to add, colours and sizes to tweak etc. But it’s at the point where I feel comfortable using it. For those of you interested in such things, I’m using a WordPress Theme called 907 – One Page Parallax. It’s a premium theme that I bought from ThemeForest although because of the way ThemeForest works I was forced to spend more than the theme actually cost and now have $2 of probably useless credit with them. The theme has a lot of cool features but I did hit its limitations very quickly and had some problems creating a Home page that worked properly on Kindle devices. Without the support forums I wouldn’t have been able to get things to where they are now and I suspect I’ll be heading back there as I start using some of the other features. Even with their help, I couldn’t actually get the parallax version of the page header to do what I wanted it to. For a while I thought … Read More

Construction Ahead

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I’m going to be redesigning the website over the next few days which will probably mean pages will be broken/ugly/missing. But it should be much nicer once it’s finished. I’ll also be launching my Facebook page on Monday. Finally. [Construction Ahead by Philip Harris first appeared on Solitary Mindset on 21st August 2014]