I love shopping online. I can find what I need and get most things for a decent price. I am Nigerian currently working and studying in India, and two things I dread when shopping online are:
I share my own thoughts on how you might go about educating someone you just built a site for. But it turns out I had a lot of fun putting together a ton of other people’s thoughts as well. I tweeted about it and got a flood of responses, so this article is an amalgamation of all that. … Read article “Teaching Your Clients How to Use The Website You Built Them”
Here’s Laura Kalbag:
Plus, an alternate technique using background-clip. … Read article “Emojis as Icons”
One-offs are OK! A world without one-offs is very boring. But a site chock-full of one-offs leads to familiar problems: inconsistency and non-reusable CSS that leads to … Read article “One-Offs”
A good candidate for the Blog Post of the Year from Zach Holman. I think Eric Portis’ “w descriptors and sizes: Under the hood” is up there too, but perhaps even nerdier. Ooooh, also Frank Chimero’s “The Good Room” is up there. But I digress.
Ethan Marcotte documented his workflow for storing GIFs in a web directory. Sometimes just SFTPing files into a folder is as fancy a workflow as you need, and in fact, modern workflows don’t have anything on it!
Keith Grant recently released a brand new book on CSS: CSS in Depth. If you’re looking for a book focused specifically on learning CSS, you’ve found it. I was happy to write the foreword for it, which I’ll republish here.… Read article “Foreword for CSS In Depth”
Jetpack is an official WordPress plugin directly from Automattic. It’s an interesting plugin in that it doesn’t just do *one thing* — it does a whole slew of things that enhance what your WordPress site can do. *Any* WordPress site, that is, and often with extremely little effort. Those easy win features Jesse Friedman calls light switch features, meaning you literally flip a switch in Jetpack’s settings and start benefitting. I love that.