One of the reasons I enjoy working with WordPress is because of how easy this is to pull off. I’m sure any CMS has their own ways of doing this, and I don’t … Read article “The Making of a “Special Series” on a WordPress Site”
I think of Erik sorta like the Wes Bos of design teaching. He really gets into the nitty-gritty and the why of good design. Design is tricky in that way. Adjusting some colors, … Read article “Learn UI Design”
When I was looking through the documentation of git commands, I noticed that many of them had an option for
We talk a lot of performance on the web. We can make things a little faster here and there. We see rises in success metrics with rises in performance. I find those type of charts very satisfying. But perhaps even more interesting is to think about the individual people that speed affects. It can be the difference between I love this software and Screw this, I’m out. … Read article “Fast Software”
Weekly Platform News: Improving UX on Slow Connections, a Tip for Writing Alt Text and a Polyfill for the HTML loading attribute
One of those plugins is WooCommerce. That makes a lot of sense seeing since WooCommerce is part of the Automattic family of products.
In the recordings above, I’m trying to navigate through the AMP Story. And as I do, VoiceOver describes a page that’s impossible to understand: the arrows to go back or forward are simply announced as “button”; most images are missing text equivalents, which is why the screen reader
We live in an era of webpack and npm scripts. Good or bad, they took the lead for bundling and task running, along with bits of Rollup, JSPM and Gulp. But let’s face it. Some of your older projects are still using good ol’ Grunt. While it no longer glimmers as brightly, it does the job well so there’s little reason to touch it.
Let’s define a CSS utility library as a stylesheet with many classes available to do small little one-off things. Like classes to adjust margin or padding. Classes to set colors. Classes to set specific layout properties. Classes for sizing. Utility libraries may approach these things in different ways, but seem to share that idea. Which, in essence, brings styling to the HTML level rather than the CSS level. The stylesheet becomes a dev dependency that you don’t really touch.… Read article “So you need a CSS utility library?”