I can’t remember how I stumbled across this last week (think it was probably on Stack Overflow), Regardless, it’s a great set of guidelines surrounding organizing and setting up your cascading style sheets. You always see documentation on coding different languages, but it’s rare to find a good set of CSS guidelines.
I came across this today as I was exploring new web hosting for work and personal sites. It seems there’s a project that allows you to create, maintain and update WordPress sites via the command line (after a little bit of setup, of course).
I can see this as being nice for automating and managing a lot of sites, but overall, WordPress is already pretty sleek and usable via a bigger GUI.
That being said, I’ll likely play around with this at some point out of curiosity as much as anything else.
Search engine optimization has always had its share of misconceptions and outdated concepts that people hold onto.
The article below links to seven tactics that many still rely on that are simply ineffective and a waste of your time.
Following on the heels of yesterday’s post about responsive images, this is an even simpler solution — utilizing the srcset attribute on img tags and modern browsers can handle responsive images pretty easily.
Everything you are building on the web these days should have responsive code, unless you have a really good reason or super-specialized application. Using just CSS and fluid layouts, it’s pretty simple to setup responsive sites, but images are a bit trickier.
The article and screencast below from earlier this year gives good insight on cracking responsive images.