Patrick Thurmond

Husband, Father, Director of Technology, Programmer, Nerd

Statistics About Me

17+
Programming Years
70+
Sites Worked On
Masters
Education Level
5
Certifications
Philosophy: Simple, Manageable, Planned Code that gets things done.

My Latest Articles

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How I Avoided Shifting Text When Using Bold on Hover

Wed Jun 05 2024

Prevent text from shifting when it turns bold on hover with a simple CSS trick. Improve your navigation menu's UX with this easy fix.

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The Power of "Yes"

Mon Jun 03 2024

Unlock the limitless potential of your life and career by embracing the power of 'Yes'—discover how saying 'Yes' can open doors to new opportunities, successes, and meaningful connections.

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The Power of "No"

Thu May 02 2024

A well-placed "No" can be important to your success.

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Finding the default URL in Google Analytics v4

Tue Mar 26 2024

Where I found the default URL settings new location in Google Analytics.

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How to fix AEM loading problems after Mac OS X upgrade to Sonoma 14.x

Mon Jan 29 2024

Learn how to fix AEM after an upgrade to Mac OS X Sonoma.

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My Projects

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Freelance company
True Blue Plumbing KC

Fri Mar 22 2024

I was recently asked to rebuild a broken website for a local plumbing company, True...

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VMLY&R company
Colgate

Mon Aug 28 2023

I have been working on a rebuild of Colgate.com. It is being rebuilt in AEM...

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VMLY&R company
Hill's Pet

Mon Aug 28 2023

I have been working on a rebuild of HillsPet.com. It is being rebuilt in AEM...

My Case Studies

Successes I have written about.
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The Rebuild of TrueBluePlumbingKC.com

Fri Mar 22 2024

I rebuilt TrueBluePlumbingKC.com in under two weeks.

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Drupal Single-Sign-On

Fri Aug 18 2023

We implemented a solution for Single-Sign-On functionality.

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Automated Product Imports

Mon Aug 07 2023

I developed a solution for automated product imports for APEX tools and their sites.

My Talks

Hear me talk and teach.
Basic Setup of Drupal 8 on Azure

Mon Aug 07 2023

In this talk, I go through the setup of Drupal 8 in Azure.

Builds and Deploys with Jenkins and Acquia

Mon Aug 07 2023

I review using Jenkins to do builds and deploys on Acquia.