Using Elasticsearch (ES) on your site can help boost performance, especially with complex search setups. When using Elasticsearch on your local development environment, it can be tricky, because the names of indices are based on URL and can be the same as another dev’s; and you don’t want to overwrite...Continue Reading Using Elasticsearch on Your Local Dev Environment
We’re at WordCamp Europe (WCEU) right now! Beginning today through Saturday, June 17, the most important WordCamp in the world (maybe even the universe!) is taking place at this very moment in Paris, France. And we have team WebDevStudios (WDS) on site, soaking in the culture and all the WordPress education...Continue Reading Nous Sommes à WordCamp Europe Maintenant!
The design process from start to finish is different for each designer, but it’s important to remember that you’re designing for the client and their users and not for design’s sake. Utilize current trends in web and app design in moderation, but ultimately the client may not need or want...Continue Reading 10 Questions You Should Ask Your Clients Before You Start a Redesign
It’s already turning out to be one WordCamp-filled summer! And this weekend, WebDevStudios (WDS) is headed to the OC for WordCamp Orange County (WCOC), Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11. Not only does this educational WordPress event offer a bevy of informative sessions and workshops, including “How to Get Started with Building a...Continue Reading We’re Headed to the OC!
It’s no secret. More and more businesses are using WordPress. And as such, more and more WordCamps are popping up across the world. Canada is no exception. On May 27, the first ever WordCamp Halifax took place in Nova Scotia. WebDevStudios Frontend Developer, Allison Tarr, not only attended this inaugural event,...Continue Reading Post Event Report: WordCamp Halifax
Nearly 200 WordPress users, designers, developers, and administrators descended on Keiser University for the second annual WordCamp Jacksonville (WCJAX), May 20-21, 2017. Boasting 40 educational sessions over two days, WCJAX also proudly offered five tracks and valuable networking time to WordPress folks from Northeast Florida and beyond. About a year ago, I declared to several WCJAX organizers that...Continue Reading Post Event Report: WordCamp Jacksonville
“How do you find content?” That’s one of the top three questions seasoned social media professional are normally asked. Along with finding the perfect time to post and which social media channels to post on, business owners, entrepreneurs, and those new to digital marketing are often faced with the challenge of finding...Continue Reading Simple Solutions for Curating Social Media Content
The first-ever WordCamp in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada takes place on May 27, 2017 at Dalhousie University, inside the Marion McCain Building. WebDevStudios’ very own Frontend Developer, Allison Tarr, will be there to present a “Field Guide to Caring for a Developer.” In her session, Allison will provide ways for developers...Continue Reading It’s a Fact. We’ll Be at WordCamp Halifax!
Writing HTML is about more than simply “having stuff appear on the page.” Each element you use has a meaning and conveys information to your visitors, especially to those that use assistive technologies to help interpret that meaning for them. A majority of a site’s visitors will be able to...Continue Reading Accessibility of Semantics: How Writing Semantic HTML Can Help Accessibility
In its second year, WordCamp Jacksonville takes place May 20-21 at Keiser University. Expect to see WebDevStudios (WDS) there. Not only is WDS Backend Developer (and resident taco expert), Gary Kovar, an active organizer of this exciting WordPress event, but WDS Client Strategist, Jodie Riccelli, will be presenting on Sunday,...Continue Reading We’re Going to Jacksonville!