Maybe it’s just me, but @webdevstudios is one of the few companies that often shares their Five for the Future work https://t.co/AVvnDeLkYY — Jeff (@jeffr0) June 5, 2017 While giving back to the WordPress community isn’t something that WebDevStudios (WDS) does for...Read More Five for the Future: the Gift That Keeps on Giving
Just over two years ago, I wrote a blog post about accessibility basics, where I introduced readers to accessibility APIs from a 30,000 foot view. Near the end, I proclaimed that WebDevStudios is “committed to building accessible websites.” Internally, an effort to make our starter...Read More How Thinking About Accessibility Can Lead to Success
Although contributing to the open source–and specifically, the WordPress–community has always been a central component of WebDevStudios’ philosophy, it wasn’t until October of 2014 that we figured out how to formally contribute as a full company. We started participating in Five for...Read More What WDS Did During Five for the Future: May 2016
Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of work done to the starter theme we use at WDS, known as wd_s. Everything from incorporating a pattern library, migrating our build system from Grunt to Gulp, and adding some really great...Read More A Strategy for Styling Gravity Forms
Last quarter, we were hired by Skype and tasked with building a smaller site, featuring Skype TX. Skype TX is “studio-grade hardware for the broadcast industry, which features peerless integration with Skype.” In other words, Skype Tx is powerful hardware and software for professionals in live...Read More How We Built Skype in Media on WordPress
We recently discussed the differences between a Style Guide and Pattern Library, and the opportunity for leveraging both inside of a WordPress theme. Today, I’m excited to introduce you to wd_s Pattern Library 1.0 ? Here is a list of features (which...Read More Introducing the wd_s Pattern Library!
Recently, WebDevStudios integrated Gulp into our theme boilerplate, wd_s. Below, I go through the Gulpfile.js, section by section, in hopes that you can benefit from our mistakes experience.Read More Gulp Configuration: A Beginners Guide
In the past few years, the topic of Style Guides and Pattern Libraries has become widespread…but what is the difference? First, a little more context: Recently, the Front-end Developer team at WebDevStudios set out to create a user interface (UI) pattern inventory....Read More What is the Difference Between a Style Guide and Pattern Library?
This is Part III of a three part series about wd_s, our starter theme. Part I: History of wd_s Part II: Project Scaffolding with wd_s Part III: Future of wd_s To summarize the previous two blog posts: we discussed the history of wd_s and...Read More The Future of WebDevStudios Starter Theme: wd_s