Tag Archive: Web Development

My Go-To List of WordPress Plugins

June 20, 2013
My List of Go-To WordPress Plugins

Yoast (WordPress SEO) This no-brainer is fast becoming a must for WordPress SEO. WP-reCAPTCHA & Login reCAPTCHA These two WordPress plugins have proven highly effective against comment spam and phishing expeditions.  The installation is a bit cumbersome and it impedes visitor usability a bit, but I find it to be a necessary evil. Simple Google Analytics…

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Coming Full Circle: TypeKit’s Desktop Font Access

May 7, 2013

Starting mid-June, desktop fonts will be included with Typekit Portfolio, Performance, and Business plans, as well as paid Creative Cloud subscriptions. “We’re starting with 175 font families from 7 top-tier foundries. You’ll be able to sync them to your desktop and use them in all your applications for web mockups, print design, word processing, and more. This feature will…

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Sidr – Nifty Responsive Side Navigation

April 8, 2013
Sidr Screenshot

Sidr is a very well made jQuery plugin that makes it easy to create a menu similar to the way Facebook “swipe-from-the-left” navigation screen on their iPhone app. There are a lot of options that would make it useful for full sized and mobile sites. Learn it. Use it. Love it.

For the Web Designer Who Hates Everyone

April 2, 2013

Here’s a JavaScript library that’s certain to destroy any site’s popularity. Pestilence is a “collection of JavaScript utilities to ruin someone’s day, regardless of ability…or disability.” When added to a webpage, it will: Play a high-pitched noise at random intervals. Replace the user’s cursor with a duplicate that is offset approximately fifty pixels down and…

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