Category Archives: development

Using Grunt To Minify JavaScript In WordPress

In this tutorial we’ll look at how to minify JavaScript using the command line tool Grunt. More specifically, we will look at how to take the JS files in a WordPress plugin and minify them. There are a couple of benefits to doing this: Decreasing client (browser) bandwidth usage and  also add a touch of security […]

A Refreshable Captcha In Yii2

By default, Yii2’s captcha doesn’t come with a ‘refresh’ link/button which lets you refresh the image. This can be frustrating as often the image is quite unreadable (even for humans!). Below is an implementation of CaptchaRefreshable which adds a refresh link to the standard Yii2 captcha. This widget is included in the Foundationize Yii2 with […]

Magento: The Ultimate Review

Introduction: Nowadays, there is no lack of Ecommerce products on the market: From SaaS products like Shopify and BigCommerce to open source solutions like OpenCart, PrestaShop and Zen Cart. There is also another standard, namely the CMS shops like WooCommerce and Drupal Commerce that built upon WordPress and Drupal respectively, two of the most popular […]

Foundation 6 Overview

What is it, how to start and what’s new? Zurb’s Foundation 6 is a set of responsive front-end frameworks that enables you to create easily and swiftly beautiful websites, apps or HTML emails. Now, as much as many of these frameworks are popular, I for myself don’t like to work with a lot of them. […]

Why WordPress Themes Rock

When it comes to building a website or a blog, many people opt for WordPress. It is undoubtedly amongst the top contenders and it proves its capability due to various reasons. As a known fact, most people often use WordPress for its pure simplicity, the multiple customization options and the ease of use. However many […]

Benefits Of Using Twitter Bootstrap

A website is not just a tool to help promote your business, it in fact in introducing your brand, create brand awareness and also give a platform for people to interact as well. However this is just the beginning, because in order to market a product or service effectively, you should have a web page […]

How To Improve User Experience During WordPress Site Development

As of 2015, 23% of the world’s websites are running in WordPress and if you are going to join the league then the following points will help you overcome some common pitfalls and improve the user experience of developing a website with WordPress. If you think that you can download WordPress and install it and […]

Why You Should Be Using a Content Management System

A Content Management System is a must-have tool in your arsenal if you happen to have a web presence of your business. A good CMS will provide you with many benefits and edges over the developers and designers. And it will also eliminate your regular visits to them for content and page updations. Let’s take […]

SOLR Search: A Primer

Sоlr iѕ a ѕtаtе оf the аrt ѕеаrсh technologies available fоr free аѕ open source frоm Thе Aрасhе Software Foundation. Solr search iѕ a рlаtfоrm built on top of Luсеnе thаt makes it easy to build Luсеnе-bаѕеd applications. Bоth are full-fеаturеd аnd hаvе excellent реrfоrmаnсе, rеlеvаnсу rаnking аnd scalability. Thеѕе technologies аrе used tоdау bу […]

WordPress PHP Scripts Direct Integration

WordPress PHP Scripts are a way of directly integrating PHP within WordPress without building plugins. In thе раѕt WоrdPrеѕѕ hаѕ grоwn frоm a роwеrful blоg-ѕуѕtеm tо a роwеrful CMS аnd, mоrе rесеntlу, tо a роwеrful framework fоr wеb аррliсаtiоnѕ. In fасt, uѕing WоrdPrеѕѕ сuѕtоmizаtiоn fеаturеѕ аnd the WоrdPrеѕѕ API, thеrе аrе not mаnу applications I […]