10up Turns Seven

10up, a web development agency founded by Jake Goldman in 2011, has turned seven years old. In a blog post celebrating the occasion, Goldman reviews the previous year and highlights some notable events for the company. “We welcomed more than 30 new clients to our portfolio in another record sales (more…)
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Doc Pop’s News Drop: 4.9.3 Breaks Auto-Updates, Browsealoud Breaks Government Websites, and WCEU Call For Volunteers

Doc’s WordPress News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. When the news drops, I will pick it up and deliver it right to you. This week Doc talks about how WordPress version 4.9.3 breaks the auto-update feature and how 4.9.4 fixes it. Doc also covers the recent Browsealoud plugin hack, …
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Rebuilding ACCESS NYC with Blue State Digital

It’s not always easy to figure out which government benefit programs you qualify for—information and ease of use are key barriers for families looking to avail themselves of social services. Alongside our work with New York City on Growing Up NYC, we also partnered with the Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity (NYC Opportunity) to rebuild …
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CSS Basics: The Second “S” in CSS

CSS is an abbreviation for Cascading Style Sheets.

While most of the discussion about CSS on the web (or even here on CSS-Tricks) is centered around writing styles and how the cascade affects them, what we don’t talk a whole lot about is the sheet part of the language. So let’s give that lonely second “S” a little bit of the spotlight and understand what we mean when we say CSS is a style sheet.

The Sheet Contains the…


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How to Design Readable Content for the Web

Designing content is more than just making something look great. You have to create a design that people will actually read, and help them engage with the content. Sometimes, that’s easier said than done. People generally have short attention spans, and you shouldn’t expect them to digest every word on the screen. But you can […]
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Observable

Observable launched a couple of weeks ago. As far as I understand, it’s sort of like a mix between CodePen and Medium where you create “notebooks” for exploring data, making nifty visualizations.

Check out this collection of visualizations using map integrations as an example. The entries are not only nice demos of the libraries or technology being used (i.e. D3, Google Maps, Leaflet, etc.), but also make for some interesting infographics in themselves.

In a note about this interesting new …


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HTML Classes and Ids – What They Are (And When to Use What)

HTML classes and ids are not just important for hardcore coders. After all, these days you no longer have to be a web developer to have your own web presence. Instead, you can achieve almost anything by drag-and-drop or clicking a mouse button. That ability is a big part of the success of WordPress. The …
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100+ iPad Mockups: PSDs, Photos & Vectors

For displaying your latest and greatest responsive website design, or app interface, having a beautiful iPad mockup on which to demonstrate it can be really helpful. Today, we’re taking a look at almost a hundred different tablet and iPad mockups, in all shapes and sizes, that can make your app or website interface stand out. […]
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How to Create a Full-Featured Security Solution For Your WordPress Website

While WordPress itself is inherently secure, its popularity means the platform is a target for hackers. However, it’s often users themselves who become a crucial weak link when it comes to website security. You’ll want to make sure your clients’ sites are locked down, to offer long-term assurance and protection. Despite the marketing spiels you …
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