Fix for svg background images in IE11

June 2, 2020 at 2:17 pm | web.

Problem: Sometimes SVG images when used as background images do not show up correctly in IE11. This can sometimes show up as not covering the specified element background. The trick here is the add the height and width back into the SVG as it might have been stripped out. Take the height and width from… Read more »

Ember on Apache

February 22, 2017 at 9:50 pm | Programming, web, Wordpress.

Ran into this recently and it reminded me of how WordPress does URL permalink routing. Since Ember routes are handled by the index this helps Ember on Apache route to links, especially when you are coming directly to a link or deep linking. This should go in the root .htaccess file in the same way… Read more »

Validate AMP pages – New Relic

October 28, 2016 at 7:53 pm | Programming, web, Wordpress.

If you are looking to validate your AMP pages there is a nice tool provided by the AMPproject here. https://validator.ampproject.org/. One of the things that may cause problems with AMP validation is the inclusion of New Relic JS in the head and footer of AMP pages. If you have a new relic instance running you may… Read more »

Analytics for AMP

October 17, 2016 at 11:31 am | Programming, web, Wordpress.

If you are working on adding AMP pages to your site or using a WordPress plugin like AMP for WordPress with Yoast SEO Amp, remember that your Google Analytics needs to get wrapped in a amp-analytics tag to be properly displayed.

Strava API!

October 12, 2016 at 2:12 pm | Cycling, Programming, web.

I like cycling! I like Strava!! I like APIs!!!. All right lets make some stuff. API link http://strava.github.io/api/ Well not so fast. First you have to find the API key stuff inside of Strava. Not as easy as you would think. You can find the developer page here. http://labs.strava.com/developers/ but that doesn’t have anything about setting up an… Read more »

WordPress 4.4 and missing images

December 11, 2015 at 4:11 pm | Programming, web, Wordpress.

If you have upgraded your WordPress to 4.4 and have a secure HTTPS URL, you might be experiencing image problems due to a mixed content URL message in the browser. Some browsers will display the content and give you a message that it is mixed and some will block the content all together. The new… Read more »

Mobile first or age before beauty

December 10, 2014 at 11:36 pm | Design, SASS, web.

Mobile first for email. Oh course. Right? There are more mobile devices accessing your content, why wouldn’t it be mobile first? Well because mobile doesn’t need any help. It is the faster more nimble sibling to it’s slower desktop and browser based elders. Mobile first means that the styles in the head are for desktop…. Read more »

Great infinite Scroll in WordPress

December 4, 2014 at 11:11 pm | web, Wordpress.

If you are looking for a plugin to do infinite scroll in a WordPress category or author page in your site, look no further than infinitescroll.com This plugin is everything that you will need. The surprisingly great plugin settings can control the id of the element that holds the post items among other things. And… Read more »