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Customizing Geodirectory Search Results Page and WordPress Search Results Page using Elementor Pro and jQuery – @pixallus

Geodirectory v2 comes packed with features. I’m especially glad they finally decided to shortcode everything. This gives us more control of the dynamic layouts when …

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JAMstack CMSs Have Finally Grown Up!

This article is based on Brian’s presentation at Connect.Tech 2019. Slides with speaker notes from that presentation are available to download. In my experience, developers …

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The Amazingly Useful Tools from Yoksel

I find myself web searching for some tool by Yoksel at least every month. I figured I’d list out some of my favorites here in …

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How We Perform Frontend Testing on StackPath’s Customer Portal

Nice post from Thomas Ladd about how their front-end team does testing. The list feels like a nice place to be: TypeScript – A language, …

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Learn UI Design

Erik Kennedy’s course Learn UI Design is open for enrollment for less than a week. Disclosure, that link is our affiliate link. I’m linking to …

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Podcast Episode 55: Yoast’s Marieke van de Rakt & Michiel Heijmans at WordCamp US

https://www.wordfence.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Yoast_1200x628.png At WordCamp US in Saint Louis, Mark sat down with Yoast CEO Marieke van de Rakt and COO Michiel Heijmans in the Wordfence booth …

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Tech News 35

Some CSS Grid Strategies for Matching Design Mockups

The world of web development has always had a gap between the design-to-development handoff. Ambitious designers want the final result of their effort to look …

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Tech News 30

Finally, it Will Be Easy to Change the Color of List Bullets

In my germinating years, the general advice was this: <ul> <li><span>List item</span></li> <!– … –> </ul> li { color: red; } /* bullet */ li …

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Oh Hey, Padding Percentage is Based on the Parent Element’s Width

I learned something about percentage-based (%) padding today that I had totally wrong in my head! I always thought that percentage padding was based on …

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Tech News 38

Multiple Vulnerabilities Patched in Email Subscribers & Newsletters Plugin

https://www.wordfence.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Multiple-Vulnerabilities-Patched-in-Email-Subscribers-Newsletters-Plugin.png A few weeks ago, our Threat Intelligence team identified several vulnerabilities present in Email Subscribers & Newsletters, a WordPress plugin with approximately 100,000+ active …

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Tech News 30

Thoughts After Looking at the Web Almanac’s Chapter on CSS

Woah, I didn’t see this coming! The HTTP Archive dropped this big “state of the web” report called Web Almanac with guest writers exploring data …

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An Early Look at the Vue 3 Composition API in the Wild

I recently had an opportunity to try the new Vue Composition API in a real project to check where it might be useful and how …

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Applications of M-Commerce

Mobile commerce has evolved beyond e-commerce and extended its roots into retail, telecommunication, finance, healthcare, and sales industries. The importance of mobile phones in our …

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Tech News 30

CSS-Tricks Chronicle XXXVII

Chronicle posts are opportunities for me to round-up things that I haven’t gotten a chance to post about yet, rounded up together. It’s stuff like …

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Tech News 42

Making an Audio Waveform Visualizer with Vanilla JavaScript

As a UI designer, I’m constantly reminded of the value of knowing how to code. I pride myself on thinking of the developers on my …

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Tech News 30

When to Use SVG vs. When to Use Canvas

SVG and canvas are both technologies that can draw stuff in web browsers, so they are worth comparing and understanding when one is more suitable …

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Tech News 44

Astra is All Geared Up for WordPress 5.3!

WordPress 5.3 will arrive in a few days!  A major release of WordPress with significant improvements in the user interface, block editor and much more. …

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A Super Weird CSS Bug That Affects Text Selection

You know how you can style (to some degree) selected text with ::selection? Well, Jeff Starr uncovered a heck of a weird CSS bug. If …

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Tech News 47

Pac-Man… in CSS!

You all know famous Pac-Man video game, right? The game is fun and building an animated Pac-Man character in HTML and CSS is just as …

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Disabled buttons suck

In this oldie but goodie, Hampus Sethfors digs into why disabled buttons are troubling for usability reasons and he details one example where this was …

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Tech News 49

Two-Value Display Syntax (and Sometimes Three)

You know the single-value syntax: .thing { display: block; }. The value “block” being a single value. There are lots of single values for display. …

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Tech News 50

Diana Smith’s Pure CSS Artwork “Lace”

Diana is at it again with her absolutely unbelievable CSS paintings. This latest one is called Lace. Past paintings are Francine, Vignes, and Zigario. She …

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Podcast Episode 54: The Hacker Mindset at WordCamp US

https://www.wordfence.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Kathy_1200x628.png Kathy Zant gave a presentation about The Hacker Mindset at WordCamp US 2019 in St. Louis. Learning to think like a hacker in the …

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