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Squarespace

Custom Post Types for Events in Square Space

Jordan Hanson • October 2, 2018

Custom Post Types for Events in Squarespace To create a custom post type on an event in square space first add a name.conf, name.item and name.list to your collections folder in your custom template. In your…

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Wordpress

How Do I Collapse My ACF Repeater?

Laura Kressin • September 4, 2018

You’re adding repeater after repeater on your WordPress page, but…where are the collapse icons?  You hover, click around, and nothing. Don’t worry, you don’t have to scroll through your repeaters until the cows come home. Have…

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project management

What’s the difference between MVC and MVVM?

Mike Wang • August 31, 2018

MVC and MVVM are two initialisms used to describe the architectures of software projects. The initialisms stand for Model-View-Controller and Modal-View-ViewModel, respectively. I find it useful to define these parts as: Model – code that cares…

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Nodejs

How do I check if NPM packages need to be updated?

Brent Reno • August 28, 2018

Recently I’ve been on some projects that have a pretty involved build process with quite a few NPM dependencies. Nothing is worse than getting the site built, only to find huge chunks of functionality, don’t work….

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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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Wordpress

How can I create a simple RSVP form on my WordPress website?

Darren Hagen • August 13, 2018

In the modern digital era, using some kind of online RSVP for an event is more and more common. It allows you to have a singular source for all of the information and can even calculate…

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Accessibility

How can I speed up browser (and mobile) testing when working with large batches of files?

Mitch Peterson • August 6, 2018

Recently I was on a few projects that consisted of multiple batches of banner ads. Think upwards of 150 ads… as much as I like working on these, something I’ve struggled with (and wasted time on)…

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CSS

Why is my font-weight displaying wrong?

Pat Kavanagh • August 1, 2018

Have you ever run into a certain piece of text on your site that isn’t following the font-weight that you declared? Even worse, the correct CSS rule for font-weight is applied and your text still isn’t…

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project management

15 Minutes of My Time

Keeley Caverno • July 31, 2018

fjorge operates under a unique business model in that we are an agency whose primary audience is other agencies. With that in mind, our partners come with fully packaged projects including creative directors, designers, account managers,…

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Social Media

Simple Dynamic Social Media Share Links On the Same Page

Jordan Hanson •

Setting up meta tags for social media platforms for a single page is generally pretty easy. Look up the Open Graph API standards and platform specific standards (I.E. Twitter) then fill in the content for your…

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PHP

Function for Guaranteed Alt Text

Laura Kressin • July 9, 2018

For developers working with accessibility compliance, alt text for media is important.  In the WordPress CMS, images are already built with an “Alt Text” field, that both content creators and developers can utilize to make their…

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CSS

How do I make translation transforms feel more natural?

Mike Wang • July 6, 2018

An object undergoes a translation transformation when it moves from one point to another (it could rotate or grow or shrink in the process, but we’re going to concentrate here on the moving, or the translation)….

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Design

Why should I worry about :hover and :active states?

Mike Wang • June 27, 2018

In real life, whenever a user presses a button, they receive several types of feedback: haptic – they feel the button move visual – they see the button move aural – they hear the button click…

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Nodejs

What is the NPM Registry, and why would I want to change it?

Brent Reno • June 26, 2018

We’ve all used NPM before, but where is all that information coming from? Enter the NPM registry, which allows for packages to be resolved by name and version, allows for package publishing, and user account management….

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Design

Planning for Templates and Modules

Sarah Berg • June 25, 2018

Very often we get projects that estimate the hours it takes to code a number of templates.  This approach, while fine for very detailed designs, does set up the project to be very limited on what…

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