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Security

Is your WordPress site hacked?

Darren Hagen • February 3, 2017

Is your site built in WordPress and suddenly very slow? Are messages or content showing up in the header or footer of your WordPress website and are not supposed to be there? Or are you just…

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jQuery / Javascript

It’s magic! ScrollMagic

Loren Wright • January 27, 2017

Animations are becoming increasingly popular among today’s websites. One creative way to incorporate animations into your website is to have a user’s mouse scroll trigger the animations. This adds a sense of interactivity that today’s users…

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CSS

Fixing Blurry Logos and Background Images

Caleb Szydlo • January 26, 2017

As retina screens and HD monitors are becoming more common developers must account for higher resolution images and icons. Given the wide range of support for newer formats it can be difficult to load the latest…

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Wordpress

Visual Composer: vc_map field examples

Sarah Berg • January 13, 2017

There’s a few things missing to the documentation for Visual composer, like samples of how to use each field type.  Some of these are probably pretty intuitive, but we figured we’d make some example for each as…

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Wordpress

Creating Multiple Post-Type Specific Search Results in WordPress

Ashley Wright • January 9, 2017

There may come a time when you need to build out multiple types of searches on your WordPress website. For example, you might want to have a general search in the header and a blog posts…

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HTML

Automatically Updating Copyright Year

Caleb Szydlo • December 30, 2016

The holidays are almost over and 2016 is in the books, and as much as some people would like to put it behind them we need to first take care of some simple housekeeping. So leave…

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jQuery / Javascript

Console.yuleLog() – A primer on JS logging

Jeffrey Rivera • December 22, 2016

Happy Holidays front end friends. Today I will be doing a dive into some logging functions you may not know about. Debugging is a large part of developing and mastery of the debugging tools available to…

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Shopify

Creating a Categorized FAQ Page in Shopify

Buttons Kavanagh • December 16, 2016

Having an FAQ section on your Shopify store can help improve your customer service while saving you from headaches of being asked the same questions over and over. This is a pretty easy task by using a…

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Wordpress

Adding Taxonomy Terms to Custom Post Type URLs

Laurel Johnson • December 12, 2016

Adding taxonomy terms to custom post type URLs takes a bit of extra work but it can be done with the right combination of settings and rewrite rules. Here’s a common scenario we encounter.  We have a…

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HTML

Implementing 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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Wordpress

How to create a WordPress Custom Post Type (CPT) Without A Plugin

Loren Wright • December 1, 2016

By now, you already know that WordPress is a powerful Content Management System (CMS). But, did you know that WordPress is used by over 25.6% of all websites in the world? That’s an impressive number! Out…

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MySQL

Creating a WordPress admin ‘user’ when you only have database (mysql) access

Darren Hagen • November 21, 2016

Recently we had a client contact us because they couldn’t access the dashboard of their WordPress site. Sometimes this happens because of lost credentials, database corruption, or maybe due to a website hack. In this case…

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Wordpress

Enqueueing Scripts in WordPress: Pre-registered Scripts, No-Conflict Mode and How to Fix jQuery UI Dependencies

Laurel Johnson • November 11, 2016

WordPress comes pre-loaded with lots of common scripts – jQuery, Masonry, Underscore.js and more – and they’re all there waiting in the wings, ready for you to call them into action. Obviously no one wants their…

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Wordpress

How to list posts in a custom post type by taxonomy term

Ashley Wright • November 10, 2016

Have you ever wanted to list out posts arranged by a taxonomy term associated with that post? This is something that I recently ran into when trying to create a select drop down list of hospital…

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Wordpress

Ajax requests in WordPress

Sarah Berg • November 7, 2016

There are many reasons to use Ajax on a website as it allows the content to load into the page as needed.  In the past i’ve always made a separate file for handling all these things,…

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