WordPress, NGINX, Cache, Plesk, and why is my TTFB so high

To put it mildly, tuning a server is complicated, even for incredibly common setups and out-of-the-box solutions. In the end you’ll hear mostly that you need to install this, or that, plugin. You do, but you don’t. In reality most systems seem to have moved to an NGINX setup and all of the .htaccess rule…

Beezix Shopify email templates

Project details: Client: Beezix.comDesign House: MatthewHall.info LLCTools: Liquid, Gulp, SCSS, JS, GitHub Scope: Templating system for Shopify’s email responses, invoicing and customer communications. We re-built the generic shopify communications to customize directly with the new visual identity for Beezix.com. Each of these communications was set up and templated to allow for the generation of several…
Ironwork (coluseo)

Looking Up

EXHIBITION POSTPONED due to closure of non-essential business in Philadelphia due to COVID-19. More details available soon.? March 27?April 19Artwork by Matthew Hall At 3rd Street Gallery,?610 S. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122 Gallery Hours:?Fridays & Saturdays: 2-8pmSundays: Noon-6pmBy Appointment Contact: [email protected] Receptions:?4th Friday, March 27, 5-8Artist Reception, Sunday March 29, 2-5pm1st Friday, April 3rd,…

Eat.Blue Site Launch

Project details: Client: Blue NaluDesign House: MatthewHall.info LLC, AlexandraGoTools: WordPress, Gulp, SCSS, JS, GitHub, Elementor, SmartSlider3 Scope: Ground-up build of a wordpress site, site identity, and structure for content. For the Eat.Blue site build, we had to consider a whole site and brand launch along with the site build. The branding and project was built…
MCFH Fatherhood Trifold Interior

Fatherhood Trifold

Project details: Client: MCFH division of Philadelphia Dept. of Public HealthDesign House: JEHcreatives.comTools: InDesign, Illustrator Scope: Create a trifold as a public resource to find out about fatherhood support networks in the city of Philadelphia, including an initial reproducible branding. Step 1: Branding Step 2: Trifold
InLiquid Benefit 2017 Branding

InLiquid Event Brandings

Project details: Client: InLiquidDesign House: InLiquidTools: Photoshop, Illustrator Scope: Annual Event brandings for The InLiquid Benefit. While working full time for Inliquid, I developed a series of brandings for their annual silent auction benefit and an auxiliary package for spend the night with art. Three of my favorites are here: