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Statamic SEO Pro with Laravel Controllers

Written by Eric L. Barnes / Original link on Mar. 9, 2021

Statamic has a great first party plugin called SEO Pro that includes a lot of settings every site probably needs for search engine optimization including things like og tags, dynamic titles, descriptions, and even canonical urls. It has been working perfectly for me but today I hit a small snag wit…



New toys = rainy days

Written by Eric L. Barnes / Original link on Feb. 13, 2021

There is a running joke in a lot of outdoor sports communities where as soon as someone gets something new it’s guaranteed to rain. This happened to me this week with a golf club. It has been ordered weeks ago and as soon as it arrived it’s now supposed to rain for the next week. The moral of the…


Others Year In Reviews

Written by Eric L. Barnes / Original link on Dec. 29, 2020

Around this time of the year all the creators start sharing what all they accomplished during the year and I love reading them. Showing up everyday and making stuff is hard and they should be cheered on. If you are feeling like you didn’t accomplish much this year compared to what others are sharin…


Self Control

Written by Eric L. Barnes / Original link on Nov. 4, 2020

Today is Election Day in the United States and it’s always a stressful day watching the news, seeing the social media posts, and just sitting around watching it with zero control with outcome except my single vote. Yesterday, I made a joke on Twitter that I was preparing for today by adding a bunch…


Take an analog break

Written by Eric L. Barnes / Original link on Nov. 2, 2020

If you are like me then you spend way too many hours of the day looking a digital screen and after a while your eyes probably start hurting. Or at least mine do. What I’ve recently started doing was taking the simple little word search puzzles from the daily paper and slowly working it throughout…