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Wilbur Powery
Wilbur Powery

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My Personal Website | Blog

The little I know about design came from following Steve Schoger on Twitter.

https://twitter.com/steveschoger

My site => https://wilburpowery.co/

I'd like to know your thoughts on my site 🤗

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Ben Sinclair

Hi Wilbur!

Let me find as much fault as I can in five minutes :)

I don't understand what the point is in the list of technologies that look like buttons. You can hover over them and they change colour but nothing happens when you click them. Is that a bug or are they just cosmetic?

WHY IS YOUR HTML TITLE IN ALL CAPS? I KNOW I KNOW, IT'S AWESOME, BUT WHY.

Your blog page has summaries that have unlinked URLs in them (the top one mentions laravel-talks.com without it being an anchor tag)

This is particularly picky, but I think your profile picture could do with being sharper. It looks a little soft.

Your logo (WP) reminds me too much of WordPress and makes me think that's what it's all about. I might want to choose something other than your initials. I realise they're your initials but the correlation is still there and I think it might get in the way a little. As a logo it's also a little off. The letter positioning looks a pixel or two too far left/down which is probably just an artifact of the shape of the W and the P but it's still something I notice. As a favicon it's difficult to make out. I'd pick a different icon.

I don't think your submit button gains anything from having a smiley in it; it looks a little strange.

Your contact form starts with "So, it's very easy to get in contact with me." Ditch the "So, " prefix.

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tux0r

So you wanted to have Markdown in your teasers?

You did not.

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Wilbur Powery Author

No idea how I missed that. Thanks for pointing it out 😁

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Tim Smith

It looks like others have commented on areas for improvement. I didn’t see anything glaringly obvious, but I just wanted to say that I really like the minimalist look!

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Wilbur Powery Author

Thanks Tim, much appreciated 😁

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Kenol David

The look and feel of your site is nice and simple (and very minimalist, which is a good thing for a personal site). In time, you can always add the suggested improvements from the earlier feedbacks.

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Wilbur Powery Author

Thanks Kenol.