Security and Privacy Considerations for Website Owners and Developers

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As a multiple website owner and WordPress front-end developer, I am passionate about website security and privacy practices, and the applications and requirements as a modern web developer. I have come to learn that just because you can do something, … Continue reading

WordCamp San Francisco is the World Series of WordPress

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WordCamp San Francisco is the Mecca of all WordCamps. With WordPress names like Matt Mullenweg (Co-founder of WordPress and CEO of Automattic), Mark Jaquith, and Andrew Nacin — it’s where you want to be. This year, WordCamp San Francisco is being held … Continue reading

Customizing MediaElement.js for WordPress

MediaElement.js is a JavaScript library that gives you video and audio play capabilities based on the HTML5 specifications. It includes a Flash wrapper for browsers that don’t support certain codecs or that don’t support the HTML5 <audio> and <video> tags. … Continue reading

An Overview of the WordPress JSON API


WordPress has had no formal REST API. There is the crude XMLRPC, but we won’t go into the gory details of the past. As part of Google Summer of Code (GSOC), Ryan McCue submitted a proposal for creating a formal JSON … Continue reading

WDS Welcomes Matt McAchran!


WDS is proud to announce our newest team member, Matt McAchran! He is joining us as a developer. Matt is a developer from Virginia Beach who has been in the IT field for over a dozen years. He started doing … Continue reading

WDS Welcomes Jaimie Olmstead!


WDS is proud to announce our newest Project Manager, Jaimie Olmstead! The earliest memory Jaimie has of her first experiences with technology is being deprived of it for most of her early life. This lead to becoming “that” friend who … Continue reading

WordPress – Up and Running with Grunt, Sass, Bourbon and Neat

Bourbon Neat Installation Instructions

So what is Neat? Well Neat is a semantic, lightweight, and powerful grid built on top of Bourbon and Sass. It’s ideal for most grid situations and is a great front-end CSS framework for Responsive Website Design. There are lots … Continue reading

WebDevStudios Acquires Maintainn to bring WordPress Support and Maintenance Services In-House

Maintainn by WDS

Furthering our goal of continuing to provide excellent post-launch support and maintenance for our clients here at WebDevStudios, we are so excited to announce that we have completed the acquisition of Maintainn in order to fully bring ongoing support and … Continue reading

Brad Williams at WordCamp Baltimore 2014!

Freelance Panel   WordCamp Baltimore

WordCamp Baltimore 2014 is right around the corner! It is being held on Saturday, October 18th at the University of Baltimore. During the event, you’ll have the opportunity to meet WDS co-owner, Brad Williams. Not only will Brad be in … Continue reading

Displaying Your Popular Posts Using Jetpack

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Every site owner who is posting fresh, new content frequently wants to have their content read on a regular basis. It does not necessarily matter if it is a returning reader or a brand new one, (though returning readers are … Continue reading