How To

  • How to create custom single-post templates in WordPress

    June 19, 2018 by Ananda Projapati

    Have you ever seen a post details page with a completely different layout from other posts on the same site? That’s probably because it’s using a custom template. You can assign a custom template to individual posts, giving you increased flexibility over the appearance of your site. Interested in learning how to create a custom…

  • How to choose the best CSS unit to create better site layouts

    June 4, 2018 by Ananda Projapati

    CSS units are one of the most fundamental aspects to consider while creating a site layout. These units will define how your design will interact on various devices. But when it comes to CSS units, there are many options to choose from and all options are not equal. CSS units are not limited to fonts…

  • The beginner’s guide to CSS specificity

    May 23, 2018 by Ananda Projapati

    Have you ever tried to override a CSS rule, only to find it not working as it should have? Or noticed when one element is targeted multiple times with different CSS selector combinations, only one rule is applied at a time? This is all because of CSS specificity rules. CSS specificity rules can be one…

  • What are server logs

    May 15, 2018 by Ben Turner

    We all want to find ways to improve the performance of our sites so that our end users have the best experience possible and continue to interact with our content. But what are server logs, and how can they help to realize that goal? What Server Logs Are At the most basic level, server logs…

  • How to efficiently migrate sites from Adobe Business Catalyst to WordPress (+ over 20 resources!)

    May 10, 2018 by Britt Pollock

    So you know you’re ready to switch over to WordPress. Now the question is: How are you going to do it, in a way that’s both easy for you and easy for your clients? The bad news is that it takes some work. The good news is that there are tons of resources to help…

  • 6 best practices to create sustainable websites

    April 9, 2018 by Joanne Amos

    The internet. The cloud. It’s easy to think of them as virtual concepts. After all, our connection to them is largely unseen. But the data we fire back and forth all day long is collected, processed, stored and exchanged in vast data centers around the world. The supercomputers that power them run constantly and often…

  • How to create a card layout using CSS Grid Layout

    April 4, 2018 by Abbey Fitzgerald

    CSS Grid Layouts are changing the way web designers are working, allowing for a more efficient way of laying out website content. It has been long awaited, but finally this approach has really taken off and in many cases, it is in production. It’s revolutionized the way websites are designed and once designers get the…

  • How to add jQuery to your WordPress theme

    March 13, 2018 by Abbey Fitzgerald

    jQuery is a very popular, if not the most popular, Javascript library. It’s a clear, concise library, and more importantly, it’s fast. Being relatively small in size, in most cases, it works well without slowing load time down. It simplifies a lot of the complicated things from JavaScript, like AJAX calls and DOM manipulation, event…

  • How to add a responsive Google Map in WordPress

    February 28, 2018 by Abbey Fitzgerald

    No matter where you’re going, Google Maps will show you the way. Being able to instantly get directions has become essential while navigating through cities. And as the most popular map solution, adding Google Maps to your WordPress site could not be easier. This user-friendly mapping technology will provide business information, contact information, and directions…

  • How to use CSS breakpoints to create responsive designs

    February 21, 2018 by Ananda Projapati

    Success of a website depends a lot on user experience. These days a user can access a website from many devices of different sizes, and providing an equal user experience in each device can be a challenge. This is where CSS breakpoints are beneficial in responsive design, but CSS breakpoints have remained one of the…

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