Category: Coding

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Gravity Forms Google reCaptcha v3 Addon WordPress Plugin

I work quite extensively with Gravity Forms when dealing with WordPress builds for clients. It provides a great way to quickly spin up forms, and its developer documentation is brilliant. It has a spam honeypot built in, which tends to catch most basic spam, but recently I have found busier sites have smarter bots. This […]

The beginning of a design system plan

Creative / Development Inspiration 69

Concerned you assume too much when looking at website data? Need to create websites fast, and fed up of the lack of small CSS files to get you moving? What about knowing what MVP approach to use? This weeks design and development run down covers all that, and a lot more!   Designer Resources, Examples […]

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Creative / Development Inspiration 68

This week is very UX design focused. An area of the digital spectrum that is getting more interest than usual. A few pieces on how to approach workflows, and build as a UX designer. On top of that there are also articles on static sites, management techniques, and the process of design. Enjoy this weeks […]

A floorplan of a house created in CSS Grid

Creative / Development Inspiration 67

A lot has happened over the past 2 weeks! I re-designed Thoughts and Stuff using Gatsby, went to a talk about cookies and tracking (I will write a blog on it. maybe) and the interwebs has progressed a hell of a lot. Here is my weekly web developer and designer rundown to get you up […]

WordPress and Gatsby work together for fast website

GatsbyJS and WordPress Gives Website a Lease of Life

After over three years of having the same WordPress theme, it was time for a change!   This came about for a few reasons. There was nothing overwhelmingly wrong with the theme, but the font wasn’t the best on mobile. It’s nice to read an article on a mobile phone and not have to squint. […]

React Storybook 5 dashboard

Creative / Development Inspiration 66

This weeks rundown covers the large problem of small fonts, why you should always ask why, and that footers are essential. All this and more! Website Inspiration Start-up Calculator This is a very different to my usual picks. This site helps work out how long it will take for you to turn a profit. https://startupcalculator.co/ […]

Purple banner for the adtrack website showing cartoon figures

Creative / Development Inspiration 65

I have recently been interested in two sub sections of web development. UX and DevOps. With that in mind, as well as having the standard design and development inspiration I have included a few articles on these topics. It makes sense to have a basic understand of as much as you can in this industry, […]

Screenshot of CodePen rotating SVG example

Creative / Development Inspiration 64

Tips on rotating SVGs, automatic deployment of WordPress using Trellis, and blog design on a budget. This weeks design development inspiration has a right mix of examples. Enjoy!   Website Inspiration Concrete Toronto based creative agency. Big images, quick loading site. Simple. No messy animations. Just gets the point across. Looks like it needs to […]