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https://www.theportlandcompany.comSpencer Hill
On the 7th December 2017
Roots Issue #12: Code, styles, not updating

Roots Issue #12: Code, styles, not updating

The Issue Recently, I discovered that when I saved my code it was no longer appearing when I reloaded the website while working locally in development. This occurred along with this error so I thought they were connected.   The Solution It turned out that when you run gulp --production that the Theme begins to look in […]

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Categories: Bedrock, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis, Ubuntu
https://www.theportlandcompany.comSpencer Hill
On the 7th December 2017
Roots Issue #11

Roots Issue #11

[Browsersync] Couldn’t open browser (if you are using BrowserSync in a headless environment, you might want to set the open option to false) I have built several sites with Roots stack now and suddenly, BrowserSync is no longer working on one of them. However, BrowserySync is working on all the others. So this suggests to […]

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Categories: Roots, Trellis, Ubuntu
https://www.theportlandcompany.comSpencer Hill
On the 17th November 2017
Roots Issue #10

Roots Issue #10

Today I switched from my Mac to my Linux Ubuntu and attempted to continue working on a Roots site. After cloning it down and using vagrant up to start the server and the site. Then I noticed the sites styling was broken. So I looked at the main.css stylesheet and discovered it was not found. So […]

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Categories: Bedrock, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis, Ubuntu
https://www.theportlandcompany.comSpencer Hill
On the 5th November 2017
Roots Issue #7: What to do when your Theme styles on Staging or Production are broken.

Roots Issue #7: What to do when your Theme styles on Staging or Production are broken.

Disclaimer: First of all, if you don’t realize that there are possibly many causes for this type of issue, you probably need more experience in website development in general. Particularly mastering HTML and CSS.   Today, I deployed a site to Staging. This means that I: Opened Terminal on my Mac / Linux Ubuntu machine. […]

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Categories: Bedrock
https://www.theportlandcompany.comSpencer Hill
On the 15th October 2017

The First 5 Things You Should Know When Using ‘Screen’

What is screen? screen is program that allows you to use multiple windows (virtual VT100 terminals) in Unix. In other words, instead of having a bunch of tabs open in Terminal to do different things at the same time you can run the commands below to show and hide them.   How to use screen? […]

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https://www.theportlandcompany.comSpencer Hill
On the 5th October 2017
Roots Error #1 – Failed to connect to the host via ssh: Permission denied (publickey).

Roots Error #1 – Failed to connect to the host via ssh: Permission denied (publickey).

Earlier this year we began using Roots’ Trellis, Bedrock and Sage to develop and manage websites. While the system is everything WordPress should be. There are some things it should not be. One of them is temperamental, another is incredibly complicated. Today I’m working on our third project with Roots. But simultaneously with our second and […]

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Categories: Bedrock, Roots, Trellis
https://www.theportlandcompany.comSpencer Hill
On the 5th October 2017
Roots Error #3 – ERROR! Invalid vars plugin version from /Users/myusers/Sites/mysite.com/trellis/lib/trellis/plugins/vars/version.py

Roots Error #3 – ERROR! Invalid vars plugin version from /Users/myusers/Sites/mysite.com/trellis/lib/trellis/plugins/vars/version.py

Aaaand we’re back. If you saw or read my previous two articles, those were related to project #2. This article, however, is related to project #3.   The Problem I created the site and successfully worked on it on my Linux Ubuntu machine. I successfully deployed my work from development to staging went to bed. And then […]

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Categories: Bedrock, PHP, Programming, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis
https://www.theportlandcompany.comSpencer Hill
On the 5th October 2017
Roots Error #4 – composer create-project roots/sage mysite 8.5.3 zsh: command not found: composer

Roots Error #4 – composer create-project roots/sage mysite 8.5.3 zsh: command not found: composer

This year we began using Roots’ Trellis, Bedrock and Sage to develop and manage websites. So far, I’ve only successfully completed one. But I’m actively working on three others. All riddled with obnoxious problems that seem to appear out of nowhere. Luckily for me, I have four computers. Two Macs, one Windows and one Linux […]

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Categories: Bedrock, Linux, Mac, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis, Ubuntu
https://www.theportlandcompany.comSpencer Hill
On the 5th October 2017
Roots Error #2 – Mailhog, connection failure

Roots Error #2 – Mailhog, connection failure

Yet another error while using Roots’ Trellis, Bedrock and Sage during vagrant up on a brand new site, development locally on MacOS Sierra 10.12.6   My experience with Roots is that every time I use it I get a new error. Even if I didn’t change anything.   The Problem Today the error began when I create […]

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Categories: Bedrock, PHP, Programming, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis
https://www.theportlandcompany.comSpencer Hill
On the 6th September 2017
What does a professional website development proposal look like?

What does a professional proposal, contract or estimate look like?

This article outlines what both parties involved in a proposal, contract or estimate for internet marketing should expect and work towards during the negotiation process.

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Categories: AdWords, Analytics, Business Development, Company News, Content Marketing, Pay Per Click Management, Press Releases, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Search Marketing, Video Production, Website Development, Website Development
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    Roots Issue #12: Code, styles, not updating

    Categories: Bedrock, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis, Ubuntu

    The Issue Recently, I discovered that when I saved my code it was no longer appearing when I reloaded the website while working locally in development. This occurred along with this error so I thought they were connected.   The Solution It turned out that when you run gulp --production that the Theme begins to look in […]

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    Roots Issue #11

    Categories: Roots, Trellis, Ubuntu

    [Browsersync] Couldn’t open browser (if you are using BrowserSync in a headless environment, you might want to set the open option to false) I have built several sites with Roots stack now and suddenly, BrowserSync is no longer working on one of them. However, BrowserySync is working on all the others. So this suggests to […]

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    Roots Issue #10

    Categories: Bedrock, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis, Ubuntu

    Today I switched from my Mac to my Linux Ubuntu and attempted to continue working on a Roots site. After cloning it down and using vagrant up to start the server and the site. Then I noticed the sites styling was broken. So I looked at the main.css stylesheet and discovered it was not found. So […]

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