WordPress Gallery Plugin: Warning: array_merge() Error

When you try to update you gallery using the WordPress Gallery Plugin, are you getting a string of php errors reading something alone the lines of: “Warning: array_merge() [function.array-merge]: Argument #1 is not an array?” If that’s the case, there may be a simple solution. 1. Exit the gallery post. 2. Reload the post. 3. Make sure the post has a title (This … Read More

Microsoft Doesn’t Understand Twitter

That’s right, Microsoft does not understand Twitter. Today they launched a page (update – page has been deleted) where viewers of the President’s State of the Union Address can keep track of their favorite topics such as gun control, unemployment, and climate change in real time, displaying whether recent social media posts about those topics tend to be positive or negative. … Read More

Facebook Cover Photo Design Contest Winner for CouponPal.com

I’m proud to announce that my design has been chosen as the new cover photo for CouponPal.com’s Facebook Page! As part of their Show Me The Savings: Adobe Creative Suite Giveaway, I submitted an entry to be considered among many others for the top prize of Adobe Creative Suite 6, which includes some amazing software from Adobe. After about a week … Read More

How to Enable and Use Custom Fields in WordPress Without Plugins

An annoying problem I’ve had lately that somehow is almost impossible to troubleshoot online, is enabling or finding custom fields in WordPress without adding a plugin like Advanced Custom Fields (which is typically what I recommend using). This should work I believe with any version of WordPress after about 3.1 as well, where the Custom Fields are hidden by default. … Read More

How to Remove the Bezier Handle in Photoshop CS5

If you are like me, you have spent many frustrating hours working with Photoshop and the pen tool trying to figure out the same thing. How can you get rid of, delete, or otherwise remove the Bezier Handles attached to an anchor point?

Going Through the Phases of a New Business

I am happy to report that things here at Brian Johnson Design are going well. I have a full workload of new websites and jobs to work on. Now my job is to figure out how to manage my time and get all of this done, so that I can go out and get even more new business As recently … Read More

New Website for Lakeville Insurance Agent Josh Havlik

I am pleased to present my newest site to go live! Josh Havlik is an insurance agent based out of Lakeville, MN, dealing with insurance policies for home, auto, etc. He wanted a very basic, one page site where he could say what he needs to say and generally have a place where people could find his contact information. The … Read More