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Free Online OCR – convert PDF to Word, Images to text, JPEG to Word

I had a very messed up PDF and this tool was the best one I tried at extracting the text.

Stay awake with the Screen Wake Lock API

I’m creating an interactive craft pattern tool, and it’s helpful to keep the screen on when you’re actively working.

Direct link to edit BuddyPress profile

There are all kinds of involved-code ways to do it, but the gem is the revelation that you can use “me” as a stand-in for the username to get a link that will work dynamically for everyone, no code required.

Javascript: wait for DOM or element to load
How to: Create a Low Highlight Text Effect Using CSS
Berkshire Swash font

This font feels like a prettier reincarnation of the 70s, and I love it. I’m afraid it’s too trendy (both too “everywhere” and also too prone to go out of fashion) to use for a logo or anything enduring, but I still want to.

Mrs Sheppards font

I haven’t found the right project for it yet, but this thick, slanty handwriting font calls to me.

Storing Confidential Data in WordPress

A middle-of-the-road approach that makes sense for medium-sensitivity data.

Batch create sub-tasks in Habitica
Handwashing Stations, Restrooms, and Public Libraries in San Diego

I’m a person who always wants to know if there will be restrooms available, so this is my kind of reference!