Learn to customize your own blog with confidence


These blogs, sites, and forums are crammed with valuable resources and insights to help you on your path to coding pretty! Have a favorite resource that you don't see here? Let me know! I'm always looking for a good read and a fresh perspective on design and development topics.

Blogger Expertise

Blogger Expertise

Blogger Expertise features innovative Blogger tweaks, including slideshows and creative layout adjustments. The tutorials tend to be a bit more advanced than the ones I feature here. If you're looking to expand your Blogger development skills beyond the basics, it is the place to go.

CSS tricks

CSS Tricks

Fairly self-explanatory title here! This is the best CSS-focused website out there. It would be a great resource just for the Snippets section alone, but the Gallery and Forum are worth lengthy, frequent visits, too.

Elembee blog


Lisa at Elembee shares practical tips for "Blogkeeping" and design inspiration. Lots of great conversations go on in the comments on her posts, and you'll frequently find me there!



The ladies at Skillcrush have an amazing ability to explain the gnarliest of tech topics in an approachable and understandable way. Sign up for their enlightening tech topics email, or check them out on Twitter and Tumblr.



Treehouse is an online developer's school with video tutorials on just about every web development topic there is. The HTML & CSS tutorials are beginner-friendly but robust — if you'd like to move on from dabbler to developer, Treehouse is a great place to start. If you sign up through my referral link you can get 3 months free.

Zoe Rooney's Blog

Zoe Rooney's Blog

Zoe Rooney's blog features well-written and useful tutorials on Wordpress/Shopify development and developer productivity.