Quick tips for battling depression
While depression is a severe illness, you can fight back against it and win if you know what to do when it strikes. If your depression is brutal, however, it’s vital to seek the advice of a physician. You might also find that depression is a symptom of a broader issue, such as undiagnosed Autism, or a serious illness that you can’t control.
Catch up on all the past articles.
The Diversity problem in Open-Source projects
The software industry has a diversity problem. Specifically that there isn’t much diversity at all. We are also living in a time where we are hearing about project maintainers engaging in targeted harassment against minorities. This is a problem that we need to address. Why do we as a community have to deal with this, and how can we as maintainers help? Trying to fix a broken system is not a solution, but trying to make it better is the first step.
Becoming an effective open source maintainer
Developing code is not easy. It is a challenge, but it is also a fun thing to do. Maintaining a project, however, is not easy either. It requires a very different skillset and time investment. When I became a maintainer of Selectize, I was able to learn a lot about the project and how to improve it, and I was able to learn so much about how to interact with the community.
Redirecting pages in jekyll (Without Plugins)
Hosting your site on Github Pages is fantastic, easy and inexpensive. Using Jekyll to generate your pages is easy and very configurable. It’s the perfect solution for a static site (as well as what I use for this blog). Sometimes, however you may run into situations where you need to redirect a page to another page, and without access to your backend to use server-side redirects you need to do it manually.
9 steps for building quality backlinks
For some, backlinks are the number one ranking factor for their websites. If you employ this strategy, building high-quality backlinks to your website can increase your search engine ranking, but it can also result in an increase in organic traffic.
Remote work organization strategies
Working at home comes with many benefits, like wearing slippers all day and being your boss, but it’s essential to have an effective organizational plan to make it profitable. These strategies for organizing your workday and environment will help you meet your goals.
8 ways to do local SEO, without building content
If you want to win at local search engine optimization (SEO), but you don’t want to depend on content marketing, you can do that! There are other techniques you can use to succeed. For instance, you could switch your focus towards usability and building a community.