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jQuery / Javascript

How do I pass data from component to component in react.js?

Mitch Peterson • March 6, 2018

React.js is a wonderful javascript framework built by engineers at Facebook. It’s great for building fast, scalable and modular applications. While it might seem a bit scary at first, it’s actually pretty easy to use …once…

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Wordpress

Customizing WordPress Pagination

Laura Kressin • February 21, 2018

 Trying to customize your pagination, but don’t know what you’re doing or where to start? Follow this simple guide to get the pagination of your dreams!     Your WordPress pagination starts off with your query:…

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HTML

Templating with Timber

Droo Hastings • February 19, 2018

Templating is a big part of building a WordPress site. The more robust and extensive the site, obviously, the more code is involved in building out your templates. While we are able to compartmentalize our code…

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API

Can Instagram posts be easily retrieved?

Mike Wang • February 8, 2018

Edit – 29 Mar 2018 – In the time between when this article was posted and now, Instagram updated this API. The map() example has been updated to reflect this.   Edit – 22 Apr 2018…

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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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Drupal

How can I Automatically Clear Cache for Drupal using Gulp?

Pat Kavanagh •

Drupal is a CMS that relies pretty heavily on caching, and for whatever reason, there isn’t a great way to disable this for development which makes editing your templates a little more frustrating. Saving your file…

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Wordpress

WordPress admin is seeing “Submit for Review” instead of “Publish”, how do I fix that?

Brent Reno • January 31, 2018

You log in to your WordPress site, ready to post new content and find that your publish button has been replaced by submit for review. You figure that’s fine, I’m the admin I’ll be able to…

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Wordpress

Gutenberg: Changing the WordPress Editor Interface

Laurel Johnson • January 23, 2018

In WordPress 5.0, the Gutenberg editor will replace the longstanding TinyMCE editor with a content management experience closer to a page builder, allowing users to add blocks to posts and set which blocks can be added…

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Wordpress

How do I change my VVV dev site to use a new TLD?

Loren Wright • January 8, 2018

With the release of Chrome 63 in December 2017 came extra grumbling from developers. The reason for this turmoil is because Chrome now forces https:// on any site that uses the .dev Top Level Domain (TLD)….

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jQuery / Javascript

How do I develop a countdown timer?

Darren Hagen • January 2, 2018

So i’m getting married this year…I know, congratulations. Well, during the development of my wedding website I decided that I wanted to create a countdown timer that would capture the days, hours, minutes, and seconds until…

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API

How can i stop my AJAX call so I can start a new one?

Sarah Berg • December 26, 2017

The use case for this was a search functionality that was triggered on keyup.  That said, the more a user typed the ajax call would fire again and again till the search had queued so many…

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Accessibility

Accessible Web Links: Why “Click Here” Has Got to Go

Laura Kressin • December 15, 2017

For the over 200 million people globally who have a vision impairment (source), the World Wide Web can be a difficult place to traverse.  While screen readers provide more access to those with disabilities, not all websites…

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jQuery / Javascript

How Do I Prepopulate a Form Field Based On Previous Page Input?

Ashley Wright • December 13, 2017

In this scenario, say you have a newsletter signup form on your homepage with one single email field to fill out. On submit of this field you would like the user to be sent to a new…

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SQL

How do I Automate Website File Backups?

Droo Hastings • December 5, 2017

Automating Website File Backups Admittedly, this is not the most exciting topic to some, but one of the greatest things about the ever-evolving tech landscape is how we continue to find ways to offload tasks that…

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jQuery / Javascript

Can strings be compared fuzzily?

Mike Wang • November 20, 2017

It’s Thanksgiving week and you’re putting the finishing touches on your new e-commerce site, just in time for Black Friday. You’ve just gotten the product search functionality working, so you kick back in your chair and…

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