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Eric Karkovack (817 Articles)

Eric Karkovack is a web designer with over two decades of experience. You can visit his business site here. He recently started a writing service for WordPress products: WP Product Writeup. He also has an opinion on just about every subject. You can follow his rants on Twitter @karks88.
An Ode to Hello Dolly with Matt Mullenweg

An Ode to Hello Dolly with Matt Mullenweg

WordPress has been around for over 20 years. Part of its continuing popularity stems from how extensible it is. A skilled developer can make the content management system (CMS) do…

8 CSS & JavaScript Snippets for Awesome Reveal Effects

8 CSS & JavaScript Snippets for Awesome Reveal Effects

Not everything on a website has to be displayed straightforwardly. Sometimes, it’s prudent to hide an element. We can then reveal it automatically or via user interaction. That’s what makes…

How WordPress Democratizes Publishing & Fuels an Economy

How WordPress Democratizes Publishing & Fuels an Economy

It seems like an odd mix on the surface. On one hand, WordPress is a content management system (CMS) that aims to democratize publishing. It’s right there in the mission…

Creativity Hasn’t Left Web Design – It’s Just Different

Creativity Hasn’t Left Web Design – It’s Just Different

It sometimes feels like web design has lost its creative flair. Has it? Or have we changed how we use our creativity?

What to Do When Your Website Faces a Major Software Change

What to Do When Your Website Faces a Major Software Change

Updates to system software and site components mean extra work. Here are some tips for managing those software changes that may impact your website.

Why Do Web Design Projects Come to a Standstill?

Why Do Web Design Projects Come to a Standstill?

We talk about the most common reasons why web design projects come to a halt, and get tips to avoid delays and maintain momentum.

Things That Keep the Grumpy Designer Awake at Night

Things That Keep the Grumpy Designer Awake at Night

A dive into the web-related issues that keep the Grumpy Designer up at night. Make a cup of coffee and join us on this nerve-wracking journey.

Better Web Security Means Less Convenience – For Now

Better Web Security Means Less Convenience – For Now

We discuss the balance between increased web security and user convenience, analyzing how this impacts everyday online interactions.

Has Web Design Become Too Complex for Freelancers?

Has Web Design Become Too Complex for Freelancers?

Building websites is no longer straightforward. We analyze the increased complexity of web design for freelancers and its impact on their work.

It’s Time to Get Back to the Basics of SEO

It’s Time to Get Back to the Basics of SEO

Cut through the complexity of SEO by returning to the basics. Learn how quality content, clear organization, and smart tools can get you back on track.

Reinforcing the Value of Web Designers in the Age of AI

Reinforcing the Value of Web Designers in the Age of AI

We discuss the unique value web designers offer in an AI-driven age, emphasizing our irreplaceable creative skills and strategic insights.

8 CSS Snippets for Creating Bento Grid Layouts

8 CSS Snippets for Creating Bento Grid Layouts