WordCamp Boston 2015

Last week we were in Boston visiting our clients and we were also attendees and Gold Sponsors of WordCamp Boston conference.

Using tables for responsive layout – CSS tables

Tables are great for laying out simple responsive pages. They can provide robust solutions to common layout problems and are easy to implement. Before we get into more detail about using tables for laying out a website, you should be aware that the table layout can be achieved using HTML (HTML tables) or CSS (CSS tables).

Easily create forms and validation with Formjack

Today we’ve open sourced our new library for easy form generation and validation called Formjack. Want to learn more about it? Follow along!

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Briar, a free minimalist WordPress theme

It’s an honor to present to you our first free WordPress theme Briar. You can preview demo version at http://demo.slicejack.com/briar and the code at https://github.com/themejack/briar.

Meetup: Responsive web design with CSS3 & Bootstrap

Last Monday we held a lecture at the local 25th Mobile Monday Meetup where we educated the audience interested in the subject on ‘Responsive web design with CSS3 & Bootstrap’.

Outsourcing WordPress Development

You can be the best web designer in the world, designing the most beautiful web experiences that leave your clients in awe but you are still very likely to struggle with one specific thing. And that’s keeping up with technical side of the website/WordPress development and making sure that your sites remain in-tune with the newest best practices and trends.

An Introduction to Flexbox

The CSS3 Flexible Box, or more widely known as flexbox, is a new and powerful layout mode in CSS3. It provides us with a box model which has been optimized for laying out user interfaces. With flexbox, vertical centering, same-height columns, reordering and changing direction is a breeze thanks to its layout algorithm being direction-agnostic (as opposed to the block layout, which is vertically-biased, or the inline layout, which is horizontally-biased).

The Quick guide to responsive images

Images are one of the most important pieces of each website but they are also the number one problem when creating a fully responsive browsing experience. Most of us want images on our website to look sharp and crisp across all devices. The easiest way to achieve this is to serve high resolution images. The issue with this approach is that high resolution images tend to have large source files. Although most of these bytes we serve are put to good use on large screens, on small or low resolution screens they are a complete waste and can drastically affect the website performance.

WordPress Multisite Domain Mapping

WordPress Multisite feature has been with us since the 3.0 version was released and it has been used for many different purposes like splitting one site into multiple subsites sites, multi-language implementation etc. In this post I will show you how you can use that same WordPress Multisite feature to create a single WordPress multisite instance that you can then use to manage sites on completely different domains. Interested? Read on.

Better (S)FTP deployment with DPLOY

Deployment is the process in which we transfer the local code to staging or production environment and that process can be done in many forms and ways. Often I see people using ordinary FTP clients to deploy the code to the remote host because that host is maybe a shared host or maybe it doesn’t provide a SSH access nor it has a set of certain tools (like Git) that a developer might need. Solution? DPLOY.