The first time I built a React app on Laravel, most of my time was spent simply building out the infrastructure related to authentication (login, registration, password reset, etc). With a server rendered app, Laravel generates the authentication boilerplate for you. But for a 100% React frontend, all…
[embedded content] In this video we build out the blog section of the website using Bootstrap styling.
I recently developed an internal website for our company that wanted to be accessible to employees only. Instead of having a server level password, or individual WordPress logins, we decided to just limit access to by IP address. This way everyone on the office network could access easily, …
[embedded content] In this video we build out a home page template for the theme using bootstrap styles and markup.
[embedded content] In this video we cover how the content loop works and update the templates to show actual post and page content.
[embedded content] In this video we make a small update to footer.php and then discuss some basics about using the command line.
[embedded content] In this video we break apart our base templates with a header.php and footer.php file.
[embedded content] In this video we create some of the base templates that most WordPress themes use (index.php, page.php, single.php and archive.php). To learn more about how WordPress loads templates, you can read this article in the codex. Other Links Atom Editor Underscores Theme
Since the focus is on professional development, I’ll be covering developer tools as much as actual theme development. Introducing topics like local environments, version control and build tools all together as it relates to WordPress themes will (I think!) be really useful for new developers getting up to…
Getting a great estimate for average read time is complicated, but if you just need a blunt tool for calculating it, you can use:
However, after testing a few different libraries, I found Scroll Reveal worked best as a replacement (3k minified & gzipped).
Cratejoy began as an ecommerce website solution for subscription box companies. The business model was a monthly platform fee (~$30/mo) and 1.25% transaction fee on all sales. At the time subscription box businesses like Birchbox, Barkbox, and Naturebox were taking off, but creating a website solution for recurring…