Some large companies who use Internet Explorer will have their IT department force a compatibility mode on their users to maintain consistency across the board. Usually, there is some kind of application that requires IE8 or something along those lines. In that example, the company may have computer running Windows 7 where employees could be… Read more »
Mobile apps have created a precedent of using the device's back button to close off-canvas menus. This snippet will enhance mmenu by allowing users to close the menu with the browser's back button using the History API. When the menu is opened, the current page is pushed into the user's history. Then when the user… Read more »
Add this function to your functions.php to enable an easy way of triggering Google Maps through the Wordpress WYSIWYG content editor. All you need is an API Key which can easily be obtained here. Just paste it in the snippet below and you're off and running!
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Ever need to use Gumby's rows and columns inside the Wordpress WYSIWYG content editor? I've written a collection of shortcodes that will allow you to do this without needing to use the HTML editor and risk losing the work you've done! The provided code should be added to your functions.php file, and the requires that… Read more »
The excerpt function in Wordpress is great when you only want to show a preview of the post and allow users to "Continue Reading" by clicking the link. I've found that it can be limiting when you want to customize the excerpt on an individual basis and not globally. In order to change the "Read… Read more »
Fantastic Contraption is a Flash game where you build machines to get a certain object to its goal. Here is a compilation of solutions to all twenty puzzles using the least amount of pieces possible.
Level 1: Rolling Away
Level 2: Reach Up
Level 3: Mind the Gap
Level 4: Junkyard
Level 5: The Wall
Level 6:… Read more »
Finding fun public JSON feeds to experiment with is surprisingly difficult, so I thought I'd compile a list of as many interesting and useful examples as I could find. This list is for public feeds meaning they do not require an API key. I also focused on the REST architecture. My example usage snippets will… Read more »
Event tracking is an important part of web maintenance. Knowing what words users are copying from your pages is an incredibly useful dimension to know! Essentially, the text people are copying from your website likely contains the most important keywords you should be targeting.
Tools like Tynt are available that add your URL to any copied… Read more »
Web design and development is a relay race where our job as artists and programmers is simply to go from the starting blocks to the finish line. My favorite nuance of the race is that we put up our own hurdles in order to jump over them. From frameworks to media queries, there are many… Read more »