CSS

Dashing through the snow, on an open source WordPress website

T’is the season to be jolly, all across London the decorations are twinkling day and night. So why don’t we bring a little Christmas cheer and deck some websites, and not just the halls! Here are a few free plugins that you can easily add to your WordPress website and show a little seasonal cheer. 1) Adding a WordPress snow plugin If you want to create a snow falling effect on your website, there are multiple options. If your site is already.

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Responsive Emails Have Landed, Sort of…

My phone is the centre of my universe. It helps me when I’m lost. It holds my notes and reminders (essentially it’s my memory). When I wake up in the morning to the alarm on my phone the first thing I do is swipe the screen. If I have any push-notifications from my Gmail app, I browse any new emails I’ve received. As of September 30th, Gmail email clients have started to support media queries and embedded styles. Litmus has a ‘live.

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Bootstrap vs Materialize

Another day in the tech world and the behemoth that is Google has entered another arena with Materialize. Previously the only option for a powerful front end framework was Bootstrap, an open source technology that has helped developers worldwide. Started by two people at Twitter, it has been unchallenged in this space as the best of breed. A few competitors exist, such as Skeleton, but none have come close to Bootstrap’s undeniable success. We use Bootstrap on a daily basis and have found.

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Flexbox – The CSS Vertical Alignment Issue Solution

Flexbox is one of the most unused CSS modules. It can resolve your vertical alignment issues and a lot more. CSS “hacks” have become the norm in creating complex front-end designs whilst trying to get the content to look right.   Flexbox was first released in 2009 and it’s beginning to be widely supported by all modern browsers (source: caniuse.com). It was included in CSS3 to take care of the broken and missing item alignment, direction and order. One of the best and most common ways of utilising this.

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