photo: Christian Aldridge

The term web presence gets thrown around a lot, so what does it really mean? In my case it’s a little corner of the “interwebs” for my professional info, a few posts and my general identity as a web developer. My other personal sites (“web presencae?”) have a different focus: things like dice and paper roleplaying games!

I built this using Jekyll and github pages, a simple and low maintenance way to build and maintain a WCMS (web content management system). My team runs a workshop on this!

Web Development

I’m a full stack Drupal developer for the World Resources Institute in Washington DC. Before that I worked for the Scholarly Technology Group at GW Libraries in Drupal, Omeka, and a little Ruby on Rails, and I was the technical lead for their content management systems (like this

I work in PHP, HTML, CSS, JS/jQuery, SQL, Ruby on Rails and the occasional Python/Django app.

I have a sandbox module on and have contributed to the Sufia repository project (part of the Hydra Project

About Jekyll

You can see my implementation of Jekyll on github:

This is the base Jekyll theme. You can find out more info about customizing your Jekyll theme, as well as basic Jekyll usage documentation at

You can find the source code for the new Jekyll theme at: jekyll / minima

You can find the source code for Jekyll at jekyll / jekyll