This is a Wordpress plugin that adds advanced load timing to each page. Know exactly what is causing slow (or fast) page loading on every page. It's like doing a lightweight and fast speed test on every page! It does not require any settings and is displayed at the bottom-left of the page. The overall… Read more »
Post Admin Social Stats adds a metabox to each post and page that shows the like/share count from select social networks. A metabox is also added to the Dashboard for likes/shares of the top-level home URL.
This plugin is designed to have a small footprint as to not interfere with the front-end of the site.
Simply install… Read more »
The HTML5 API opens up the ability to utilize a device's vibration functionality. While from a user experience standpoint you'll want to be very careful not to abuse this feature as most people will not be expecting a website to vibrate their phone, it's also very fun to play with.
Here is the basic vibration snippet.… Read more »
Since the release of the new Google Maps API, there are some really powerful ways to create links from your site. These links could be a simple location, or they could be directions or even local searches. Here are some ideas of how to link to the New Google Maps.
There are multiple ways to link… Read more »
There are many plugins out there that allow you to easily add social media sharing links to you website, but most of them add more code bloat than they are worth. You can add social media sharing to your pages without any bloat at all by either using hard-coded href urls or tying in some… Read more »
I overhauled the Gearside design and development from scratch (again) to optimize the organization of the look/feel as well as greatly improve the back-end with things like asynchronous loading to make the pages load much faster. I've also made the navigation more focused by removing some less-used pages/categories. This version is designed using graceful degradation and… Read more »
I have been working with responsive HTML emails for a good amount of time, and have developed my own method of programming them. My process allows for very fast turnarounds and support for most email clients ranging from Outlook 2000 and Thunderbird to iPad and Gmail.
The biggest problem with responsive emails is we're trying to… Read more »
Ask a designer what the worst font in the world is and you'll probably get an earful of "Comic Sans". Ask "why?" and I'd bet most responses would float around the theme "because it's bad". While I'm not going to sit here and defend the use of Comic Sans, I will argue that it got… Read more »