Designing with a Mobile-First Mindset

Posted by April Sadowski and filed under Blog, Tips & Tricks, Usability

The greatest benefit to having a mobile-first mindset is you are thinking without the visual bloat. Mobile users want information fast. They don’t want to hunt. When you get to desktop, your UI is already end-focused. An optimized mobile experience will keep users on your site. Would it surprise you, the numbers don’t lie, that a […]

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Should I Use A Carousel?

Posted by April Sadowski and filed under Blog, Tips & Tricks, Usability

Do you really need a carousel? Designers like big/beautiful images and carousels are a nice way of doing that in a premium real-estate area, but stats show only 1-3% ever click and they can get super clunky on mobile. I’m a designer. I am guilty as charged, until I realized these numbers supported a change. […]

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Checking and Restoring File Integrity in Windows

Posted by Jerold Haas and filed under Blog, Bugs & Fixes, Tips & Tricks, Windows

The “Data Rot” Menace We have an ongoing debate here at Edge Webware, where some of us believe in the mysterious phenomena known as “data rot.” Although we debate this topic with a bit of tongue-in-cheek, there are instances where files can be corrupted. More formally known as data degradation, system and program files can […]

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Bootstrap Feature Panels with Collapse

Posted by April Sadowski and filed under Blog, Tips & Tricks

We were building a service package page using Bootstrap in WordPress for a client and I realized it would be rather extensive without some way to collapse sections. I created a panel cluster with a toggle button that would make the panel collapse and expand on click. Here’s a minimal version of the code. Feel […]

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Deconstructing the ACF Image Field

Posted by April Sadowski and filed under Blog, Tips & Tricks, WordPress

ACF (Advanced Custom Fields) allows users to use an ID, array, or URL for images. Once the field is set up in ACF, it’s up to you to get it to work correctly in your template/theme. This is known as the “return value” in ACF. You would write this (changing the get_field(‘image’) to get_field(‘your_field_name’):

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