When Blogs Were Blogs

Do you remember a time before Medium when blogs were blogs and people used WordPress, TextPattern, and Moveable Type to write about everything? I remember when I would search for a question on Google and end up at a random blog where I would find my answer and then a bunch of other interesting posts would be found.

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Quickly Adding HTML Types to WooCommerce Products Filter – WOOF plugin

The WooCommerce Products Filter - WOOF plugin seems super helpful for normal sorting scenarios. On a client’s category page I’ve built a Vue.js experience so their filters appear and work the exact way they want them to. I want them to be able to use the WOOF plugin to determine filter order, component types, and some other options. With that in mind I needed to figure out how to add the custom components to the WOOF structure dropdowns.

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My Experience with Vuex

I’ve been using Vue.js in a small way for about three years now. It started with a client’s need for interfacing with an in-house application suite on their website. Since the user would be customizing data and the client didn’t want multiple pages, ajax requests were the obvious choice. While looking into Vue.js it seemed easier than React and a better choice than just using jQuery since I could reuse components.

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COVID-19 and Some Changes

Well, the Governor of Maryland has closed all non-essential businesses and other states have done the same, which means most of my clients are closed and every other business that is still open has way more to worry about than a website. With that in mind, I’m making some changes, I’m currently sitting here working on ideas for a new career and making some other changes to my daily life.

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