Recent Posts

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Accessibility

How do I test my website’s accessibility?

Biz Cook • August 27, 2018

Are you trying to create an accessible website, or improve your site’s accessibility…and don’t know where to start? Look no further! My first step when doing an accessibility audit is to use the WAVE Evaluation tool,…

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React

How do I create a React App quickly?

Biz Cook • June 12, 2018

Theres a lot of buzz around React—so obviously you want to learn a bit more about it too. Good news, starting your first React App is easier than you might think. We will be using the…

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SEO

What are some best practices to improve SEO with WordPress?

Biz Cook • April 17, 2018

It is hard to know where to start when trying to make your website show up at the top in search engine results. I’ve outlined a few areas for developers to focus on as they try to…

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Shopify

How do I install Shopify locally?

Biz Cook • February 5, 2018

To install Shopify locally, we use Themekit. Open Terminal type brew tap shopify/shopify & hit enter type brew install themekit & hit enter create a development store in Shopify go to apps in the sidebar, scroll…

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jQuery / Javascript

How do I update the URL on button click?

Biz Cook • November 14, 2017

Do you have AJAX on a page and want to change the URL accordingly based on the new content? The following code will get rid of the last bit of the slug on your page and…

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Drupal

I lost my Drupal password, how do I get access again?

Biz Cook • August 17, 2017

Let’s pretend you don’t have access to the email for the main Admin user for a Drupal site. But, you DO have ssh access. To create a temporary password follow these steps to regain access to…

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jQuery / Javascript

Can the Wysiwyg in WordPress have a custom Color Swatch Library?

Biz Cook • June 12, 2017

The pre-determined color swatch options in a wysiwyg are colors that usually clash with the overall branding of the website. To encourage the content editor to use colors that coincide with the branding identity of an…

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CSS

Can I add custom styles to my embedded Twitter timeline?

Biz Cook • April 10, 2017

Want to customize your twitter timeline to the branding of your website? Need to delete the media from showing in the embedded feed? With this simple function, you can customize all kinds of styles to have…

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CSS

Is it possible to add a background color to every other row in a table after filtering?

Biz Cook • February 10, 2017

Table row styles are usually straight forward, and generally you’d use CSS. Something similar to this: tr:nth-child(even) { background-color: red; } But what happens when a user filters the table rows? Once you ‘display:none’ the table…

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HTML

How can I Implement the picture element for optimized and responsive images?

Biz Cook • December 9, 2016

I know what you’ve been thinking. “I want to benefit from natively optimized image loading”.   Me too, and this is why the <picture> element is so great. This element allows web developers to handle images…

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