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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

Uncaught TypeError: .sort is not a function ?!

Sarah Berg • August 16, 2017

So i’ve done some ajax calls and wanted to sort my results and ran into the error: Uncaught TypeError: resultData.sort is not a function This is because the returned data is an object and jQuery’s sort…

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CSS

Can type scale fluidly with screen size?

Mike Wang • August 8, 2017

What is fluid type? Type design on the web can be separated into two categories: static and responsive.  Static type ignores the dimensions of its screen; its characteristics are independent of it.  Responsive type responds to…

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Accessibility

Why is accessibility important in your development practices?

Ashley Wright •

Last weekend I attended WordCamp Minneapolis / St.Paul with some of my coworkers. One of the presentations I went to was called “Why A11y?” presented by local website accessibility expert Joe Dolson. In his talk Joe went…

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CSS

How to Fake a Half-Width Responsive Background Image

Laurel Johnson • August 1, 2017

I recently ran into a design that had needed background images on half-width columns but that also needed to cover the margins going all that way to the edge of the screen (i.e. outside of the…

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Wordpress

How do I send an automatic email to my WordPress users to let them know that their user role has changed?

Darren Hagen • July 31, 2017

A few weeks ago we developed a site where the client wanted multiple types of customers, each having a different discount volume. We were able to do this simply by creating a few different new user…

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CSS

Different CSS Animations on Hover In and Out

Caleb Szydlo • July 7, 2017

Recently a client requested a hover effect on a site’s buttons that slide in from the left and out to the right. I know that jQuery has a hover function that can apply different functions on…

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Uncategorized

React Router Gotcha

Matt Schoeneck • July 5, 2017

When building our latest product launch website, Gyfter.io, we ran into an annoying bug upon alpha deployment… routing. In development, any erroneous url entry (or page visit after logout) redirected nicely to the login screen. On…

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jQuery / Javascript

Are there vanilla alternatives to jQuery?

Mike Wang • June 30, 2017

jQuery definitely has its shining moments. After all, there must be a reason for its enormous popularity. However, there are also many situations where the use of jQuery adds HTTP requests and data to transfer without enough…

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PHP

How Do I Get a Visitor’s Location Information using PHP?

Buttons Kavanagh • June 28, 2017

Sometimes we have content that is specific to a certain country and we only want to show, or hide, it for visitors from that country. Or maybe we want to change some of the language used on…

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jQuery / Javascript

Is There a JS Library for Generating a PDF?

Brent Reno • June 27, 2017

jsPDF is a Javascript library used to generate  PDF files, that can be downloaded, printed or emailed. Getting Started: To star declare a new instance of jsPDF. var doc= new jsPdf(); You can pass parameters in…

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Modular Development

What’s the Best Way to Build Modular WordPress Themes ?

Laurel Johnson • June 26, 2017

At fjorge, we version control our projects with git. The power that gives us to merge and manage code across teams of developers is an essential part of our workflow. As our team has grown and…

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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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jQuery / Javascript

Is it possible to have a React Front End for your WordPress Site?

Loren Wright • May 30, 2017

As of WordPress 4.7, developers are able to use what is called the WP REST API out of the box without the need for any additional plugins. The REST API takes all of your WordPress posts,…

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CSS

Making Ems for Font Size Human Friendly

Caleb Szydlo • May 19, 2017

Ems are great for todays web due to the necessity of responsive designs. Instead of changing each elements pixel font size with media queries to accommodate the differences between mobile and desktop, Ems or Rems allow you…

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