How to Embed Responsively in WordPress

By |November 9th, 2015|Web Design, Wordpress|

When it comes to embedding external content in Wordpress it can be challenging to get it to play nicely in a responsive theme or layout.  This is especially true of  videos, google maps and iframes.  Fortunately someone out there came up with an awesome resource that makes this incredible easy [...]

Simple Fade in using Javascript

By |January 16th, 2014|Web Design|

Here is an easy to implement snippet of code that will allow you to fade in certain divs of your site.  You can use this for blocks of content or to fade in your entire page as it loads on your site. Put the following snippet into the header of [...]

How to Close Fancybox from an Iframe

By |January 18th, 2012|Web Design, Wordpress|

This little snippet is being posted because of extreme frustration in trying to find the answer for how to close a fancybox window with a link or button.  Hopefully this little tid-bit will help you out. How to close Fancybox from an Iframe:   <button onclick=”parent.jQuery.fancybox.close();”>Close</button> And it will look [...]

Google Fonts

By |August 19th, 2010|Web Design|

I saw an interesting Twitter post the other day talking about Google's font directory.  Fonts have always been a problem on the web as not everyone has the same fonts installed and it has made consistency on a website a difficult task.  It appears, however, that Google is attempting to [...]

Stock Photos: What are they and why do I need them?

By |July 23rd, 2009|Web Design|

Stock Photos: Wikipedia’s definition of stock photos: Stock photography consists of existing photographs that can be licensed for specific uses. Publishers, advertising agencies, graphic artists, and others use stock photography to fulfill the needs of their creative assignments. A customer who uses stock photography instead of hiring a photographer can [...]