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 »

WordPress uploads folder permissions problem

at 11:06 pm | web, Wordpress.

If you are self hosting a WordPress blog install at some point you have run into a problem with permission or know someone who has. Mostly it surrounds the uploads folder for your media. The internet is filled with threads about the problem. Do yourself a favor and don’t do as some people suggest and set… Read more »

iOS Simulator in your App dock

May 6, 2014 at 10:24 am | Apple, web.

Where exactly is the iOS Simulator when you need it? Do you really need to open Xcode every time in order to just open the simulator? Why can’t you find it in finder or in Spotlight? Here is a quick time to make the iOS Simulator easier to access. 1. Find Xcode in your Applications… Read more »

Compass NilClass

March 5, 2014 at 1:54 pm | Programming, SASS, web.

Had some awesome fun with a compass sass –watch statement today. The problem that I ran into was related to image sprites. A statement like this. sass –watch –compass –sourcemap _css Would get me this. And compass would quit on me. NoMethodError: undefined method `parent’ for nil:NilClass Use –trace for backtrace. The problem, it turned… Read more »

Bad svn no donut!

November 19, 2013 at 3:49 pm | Programming, web.

The following command line in subversion will get you the response “At Revision 1234”. What this should be doing is updating the file to a specific revision. But what it should really say is “There is no file, you crackhead.” since there is no file at that location in the file system. How exactly can… Read more »

Importing content from a wordpress.com site

August 7, 2013 at 10:23 am | web, Wordpress.

Couple of quick points when it comes time to move your wordpress.com site over to a self hosted site. This can be especially painful for a large site with lots of users. Export gives user name but no email and NO OTHER content. No password, no author status – You will have to edit this… Read more »