One of the most common methods that hackers use to get into your site is a brute-force attack. A brute-force attack essentially means that hackers are setting up bots to slam your login form, usually with a dictionary of common username/password combinations. This is not a WordPress problem, but a website problem. WordPress has a… Read more »
The Events Calendar/Pro is the best WordPress powered calendar solution I’ve come across. On thing that has always bothered me was that the first day of the week started on Monday. Many westerners, like myself, aren’t used to seeing our calendars that way. The change is very simple, but it’s not located in the Plugin… Read more »
The first thing you may notice after your first mobile-first site is that you only get your mobile stylesheet for IE8 and below. Here’s a quick and easy snippet to have IE render all of your stylesheets, while still keeping responsiviness for Windows phones in-tact.
Hot off the presses, today we’re launching along with WordPress 3.5. If you have a WordPress site, WP Maintainer makes your life simple and helps fight perspiration when updating your installation, hitting the oops button, or battling security concerns. Here’s the long list of features, and below, in my opinion, are the key features: All WordPress Updates Scheduled backups… Read more »
This recently built plugin automatically smooth scrolls the visitor’s browser window to a block of content. This certainly isn’t necessary for most sites, but can be beneficial for an experience where you have multiple short blocks of content. Here’s a demo Here’s the link to it on github You can adjust the delay, the top threshold,… Read more »
An issue randomly started occurring on a few site that I had started development on last month. I was getting crashes in IE8 with the following error “Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.” Followed by “This tab has been recovered.” when the site came back… Read more »
JW Player for WordPress is a great little solution to locally house and present your videos. However, I recently had an issue where my playlist for JW Player would not display. I could see that it was loading and pulling in the list of videos, but even with my Advanced Settings being correct it still… Read more »
If you do any front-end development locally (and test in Google Chrome) you may have run into a problem using the .load() function or other AJAX requests. The functions are just unable to return any data, It boils down to a permissions issue with Chrome pointing to local files. You can resolve this by uploading… Read more »
Early last year I took my freelancing full-time. This was a big move; I’m not the: “let’s play some golf together, see you at the after-party, and let’s take this show to the moon!” type entrepreneur. Like many creative people, I’m an introvert. I dwell in my own thoughts too long, constantly play scenarios in my… Read more »
Okay, so I redesign my site more than I blog on it. Designing something for yourself is tough, but I’m really happy with this one. I hope you enjoy. Let me know if you need anything!