Hi, I'm Alex Standiford.


I believe everyone should love what they do. I help people do this by building tools that make it easier to do the things you don't love in less time.

Most of my work is done at Sandhills Development or DesignFrame Solutions. You can contact me at hello@alexstandiford.com.

  • Keep Your Project Scope Small

    Big gigs are awesome, when managed properly, they can be amazing. The problem with big contracts is they aren’t flexible. This article talks about how I work around that.

  • How to Run a Blog Without Using All of Your Time

    I’ve started (and stopped) many blogs over the years. If you search for my name, you will find a veritable graveyard of things that I quit working on (also some guy who was into track, but that’s totally not me). I’m sure many of you have this in common with me. It’s so hard to keep up with a blog. When you really look at the stuff that needs to be done, its no wonder most of us fail after a few months of working on it. If you struggle with this too, then read on!

  • Create Your Own WordPress Menu API

    In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how use WordPress’s REST API to create custom endpoints that gathers all of the data needed to render menus. This could be used for theme development using React, Vue, Angular, and allows you to use the WordPress menu backend naturally.