4 Quick, Easy, No-Cost WordPress Security Tips

In this day and age security is always an issue. In this day and age, it is important to keep your website and data safe. We put together a list of some no cost, easy to implement tips to help keep your website from getting hacked. Obviously, there are lots of other things that you can do to improve the security on your Wordpress websites but here are a few to get you started.

Graffiti Artist to Web Designer

I always have had a love for art. At an early age I loved to draw and create things with blocks. When I was in first or second-grade graffiti and hip hop came into the limelight with movies like “Style Wars” and “Beat Street”. I sought out books like “Subway Art” and “Spray Can Art”. …

DrupalCampNJ Bootstrap Paragraphs

We recently attended DrupalCampNJ it is always a well organized and informative training camp. The camp takes place annually in February at the Friend Center, Princeton University. I always enjoy the session but also meeting and talking shop with other designers and developers. This year my goal was to learn about the paragraphs module in …

Sass vs Less

What is Sass (SCSS) and Less? Sass and Less are pre-processors that extend CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). They add features that allow variables, mixins, functions and many other techniques that allow you to make CSS that is more maintainable, themeable and extendable. They both have similar functions and syntax with minor differences. In Less, variables …

Designing with the development in mind

This post is a follow up to my previous post, Best practices for mobile friendly Web design, which I wrote a couple years ago. Having recently worked on several projects with graphic artists from print backgrounds, I am reminded how important it is for designers to be cognizant of the development process when designing for …

Non-Standard Bootstrap Headers

When we were asked to do a re-design for the The Concord Advisory Group Ltd. we used the Bootstrap toolkit, which provides a framework of pre-made components for building websites and Web User Interfaces. We like Bootstrap because it is responsive, mobile-friendly, works with LESS variables, and has a bunch of helper classes. It is also generally …

Google Data Studio Comparison Colors Wrong

We have been working with Google Data Studio ( https://datastudio.google.com ) especially since it is now offered fully to the public without limits. It is an amazing tool to give an elegant, customizible display to your Analytics or Adwords data report. Check out our introduction post, What is Google Data Studio?. One of our first …

What is Atomic Design?

Originally termed and explained in a book by Brad Frost, Atomic Design is a process of designing using smaller pieces called “Atoms”. Then taking those building blocks and creating, “Molecules,” “Organisms,” “Templates” and “Pages” which are ever increasingly larger collages of their smaller components. By creating modular pieces of code containing HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and Javascript you are able …