Debugging Twig templates with Drupal VM + Xdebug + PHPStorm

Drupal VM comes preconfigured to support Xdebug but being super new at Twig debugging/Xdebug, it took quite a bit of research to get it to the point where I can debug Twig templates within PHPStorm. I tried to document my journey for others to check out, hopefully it helps! Requirements: Drupal 8.6.x site running in [...]

Fix for Vetur not formatting Vue file’s <template> html in VS Code

After installing Vetur and enabling Hit CMD + Shift + P in VSCode and start typing "User Settings" until you can select it from the dropdown under Preferences: User Settings. Add the following to your user profile. After some Google-fu, I eventually landed on this Github issue which bestowed the fix.

Switching my WordPress sites to https on GreenGeeks

I've used GreenGeeks hosting for years now and I really enjoy their services. I'm going to briefly talk about my experience moving two of my WordPress sites to SSL on GreenGeeks shared hosting. Moving to https used to be a little more of a pain in the butt, however thanks to Let's Encrypt and forward-thinking [...]

Design is never done

"People are time bound entities transiting from cradle to grave. Any "solved problem" that involves human beings solves a problem whose parameters must change through time." - Bruce Sterline, 2005 The bold emphasis is mine. This quote is from a Luke Wroblewski tweet that resonates strongly with me as a web designer/developer. If the point [...]

My Terminus Drupal 7 cheat sheet

The Terminus documentation is amazing. However, I tend to only use a couple commands over and over so I created this post so I can continually reference it and have some "copy/paste" ready commands to use on my projects. Get a URL to the latest snapshot of my production database Adding a new module and [...]