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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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Uncategorized

Need to pull a static version of a live website?

Darren Hagen • May 17, 2017

A client of ours recently found themselves in a bit of a pickle. They had a website that they no longer had hosting access to. The site was live but the developers they previously worked with…

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Wordpress

Need to access the last ACF Flexible Content Field?

Darren Hagen • May 15, 2017

So, some developers would just list them all and hide all but the last one. That works fine, but if the field volume gets pretty large you will have a heavy page load even though you…

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API

ZERO_RESULTS from the geocode API for business zip codes

Sarah Berg • May 12, 2017

We recently ran into a scenario where finding a zip code internationally was not producing any results. We read a little more into the zip code structure in Switzerland and found …

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jQuery / Javascript

What Should I Use to Make Custom Select Fields?

Ashley Wright • May 5, 2017

If you’re looking for a way to customize your select fields, I would recommend Select2.js. Select2 allows you to easily style the select field itself as well as the dropdown list below. Some of the options I’ve…

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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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Sass

How Can I Make A Semantic Grid System with Bourbon & Neat?

Laurel Johnson • April 3, 2017

I’ve used Bourbon and Neat on a couple projects recently and have found the Neat grid to be simple and easy to use.  These are a few of the things I particularly like about it: Rows are…

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Wordpress

How Can I Create Custom Titles for Advanced Custom Fields Flexible Content Blocks

Loren Wright • March 28, 2017

Advanced Custom Fields is a great tool for creating custom content areas within WordPress sites. With the Flexible Content field type in ACF, developers are able to create layouts that can be reused and restructured from…

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PHP

How Do I List Posts in a Taxonomy by Year?

Buttons Kavanagh • March 19, 2017

Listing posts by taxonomy term is a common feature requested when displaying blog posts. Sometimes you also want to separate those posts in sections by their year like this: 2017 News 2017 News Post 2017 News…

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Wordpress

Formidable: Populate select field with a post type

Sarah Berg • March 9, 2017

Setting up options in formidable is easy if you know what your options are.  There are times tho that the list is dynamic and we want to keep it up to date as the site updates….

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Wordpress

How Do I Create a WordPress Related Posts Section ?

Ashley Wright • March 1, 2017

Are you searching for a way to display related blog posts in WordPress? Perhaps they are connected by one or multiple taxonomies? Look no further.  The answer lies in a fairly straightforward and flexible WordPress query….

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Security

How to Make WordPress Logins More Secure

Caleb Szydlo • February 27, 2017

Most WordPress sites follow a common url for the admin login and core directories. Since this is predictable, bots and other automated tasks can go to the /wp-admin or /wp-login.php and bombard the login with common…

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