08 Jan

A Brief History of Branding


The concept of Branding has been around for hundreds of years and likely much longer. What it means to brand something has broadened quite a bit since the word first came in to use. Despite the changes, each of the […]

05 Jan

Populating ACF Select Fields with Post Type Values


In order to use Conditional Logic within the Advanced Custom Fields plugin, one needs to either use a True / False or Select field type. As of Version 4.3.7, one cannot use the Post Object field type with Conditional Logic. The way around this […]

04 Dec '13

Responsive vs. Adaptive Layout Design


Overview Nowadays, it is all too obvious that the need for websites to function efficiently and look great on an ever-expanding variety of devices, screen dimensions, and resolutions is paramount to that website’s overall success and reputation.  Responsive and adaptive […]

18 Nov '13

A Process of Website Design


What is the best and most logical process for developing a website? Content first, Wireframe, Information Architecture, Site Map, Mobile first, Rapid prototyping… these are just a handful of terms that get thrown around the office on any given day. […]

25 Oct '13

WordPress Image Source Function


It’s a little frustrating that WordPress’s wp_get_attachment_image_src function returns an array instead of just a URL; instead, the function returns the src, width, and height: <?php list( $src, $width, $height ) = wp_get_attachment_image_src( get_post_thumbnail_id(), ‘thumb’ ); ?> We often don’t need […]

16 Oct '13

Importing Data using WP Migrate DB


We often use WP Migrate DB to migrate our WordPress databases from development to production. While importing a database the other day, I noticed a number of character encoding issues after using the following command: mysql -u user -p database […]

11 Oct '13

WordPress Asset Enqueuing


The way JavaScript and CSS are enqueued in WordPress can significantly affect how a site loads in the browser. Using a  CDN to host assets, loading JavaScript files in the footer, and combining/minifying CSS & JS using SASS or Less can dramatically […]