Stellify, realigned

It’s taken me ages, but I’ve tidied up a bit around here. Welcome to the new-ish, old-ish Stellify: let me show you around.

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[Guest Post] 5 essentials of writing an effective meta tag for your landing page

Meta tags, also known as Meta data, describe and give information about other data. The most common examples of Meta data for web pages are the page title and description. When your Google Adwords pop up on Google search results, these are the first things people see.

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How to emphasize things on the internet

As told in the time-honored tradition of the Listicle format, with GIFs. Although you may not take this seriously, as a citizen of the Internet I like keeping tabs on these weird meta things.

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Form Function & Class 7 web design conference 2016

The 7th Form Function & Class conference will be held on October 22 to 23, 2016 at the Hive Hotel in Quezon City, and you’re cordially invited to be part of it!

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Of Manila

I find it ironic that out of reportedly 150+ accounts that attempt to capture a certain demographic of Manila, it’s the one about Cats which has been the most productive & meaningful. Their account gained attention for the humor, then for featuring real cats that need real homes, and most recently for organizing an actual adoption event & fundraiser. View this post on Instagram "Magulo na ngayon. Lahat na lang […]

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Blog for you, or two

As it becomes clearer that people are hiking back to blog on their own sites again, Matt Mullenweg writes about how it’s a lot more challenging to do that these days especially now that it’s become easier than ever to measure—and therefore judge—posts by stars and stats. Every update you make on every social network looks lacking if no one has faved, liked, pinned, upvoted, or +1’d it. While several […]

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Distiled communication

“Over time, the line that separates writing from speaking, coding and design gradually fades away. Eventually, you realize that they’re simply different forms of communication. When you execute any of these four actions, you’re conveying a message. A good writer, speaker, hacker, or designer is measured by how well they’re able to convey this message.” Brevity in Design by Jared Erondu People join groups because they want to find like-minded […]

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Ideas of March

I came across the Ideas of March before, probably last year, but the time had passed and I had forgotten about it. It popped up in my stream again today, on the last day of the month instead of the 15th. Better late than having to wait for next year!

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Kurt Andersen’s Words We Don’t Say

In 1997, when I was first hired at New York magazine, Kurt Andersen, now a best-selling novelist and radio-show host, had just been fired as editor. Everybody was grieving about this, though not me, since I wouldn’t have had a job there otherwise. And though it wasn’t until years later that I even met Kurt, he unwittingly left me a gift: tacked to the bulletin board in the office I […]

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Design + code + words for a better web, made in the Philippines by Sophia Lucero.