Liking, Watchlisting and Uploading through Vimeo’s API

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In a previous post, we used the Vimeo API to build a rudimentary video application with Silex and Twig. We added login and user feed functionality and wrapped it all up with a video searching feature. In this one, we’ll add in liking a video, adding ... Read more
Liking, Watchlisting and Uploading through Vimeo’s API

Troubleshooting WordPress in 60 Seconds

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WordPress site problems can have many causes, but even so, a few basic steps will help you catch most of them. Here’s how to troubleshoot WordPress sites in 60 seconds! A Bit More DetailLearn more about troubleshooting WordPress.Fixing the WordPre... Read more
Troubleshooting WordPress in 60 Seconds

A New Responsive Font Format for the Web

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Nick Sherman gave a fascinating talk at Ampersand earlier this month which was based on an article he wrote called Variable Fonts for Responsive Design. In both the talk and the essay he suggests that we need a new font format to solve complex responsi... Read more
A New Responsive Font Format for the Web

How to Develop a Membership Site With WordPress: Part 2

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What You'll Be CreatingIn the first part of this series, we covered customizing the registration and login forms. Today we’ll be covering how to add custom fields to the registration form. We’ll be adding a text input for a Twitter handle and a che... Read more
How to Develop a Membership Site With WordPress: Part 2

Scaled/Proportional Content with CSS and JavaScript

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The web is a fluid place. Different sized screens, yadda yadda yadda. Fortunately for us, the web is ready for it. Text wraps. CSS gives us control over how to size things. What we don't get (easily, anyway) is a way to scale whole element (and it's ch... Read more
Scaled/Proportional Content with CSS and JavaScript

WPO stats

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WPO, as in, "Web Performance Optimizations", I believe. Case studies and experiments demonstrating the impact of performance optimization on user experience and business metrics. Real companies, real performance changes, real impact. Ya know, Little t... Read more
WPO stats

Animate box-shadow with Silky Smooth Performance

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Neat trick by Tobias Ahlin: How do you animate the box-shadow property in CSS without causing re-paints on every frame, and heavily impacting the performance of your page? Short answer: you don’t. Animating a change of box-shadow will hurt performanc... Read more
Animate box-shadow with Silky Smooth Performance