Category: Web Design

Responsive Web Design

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Responsive design is now widely used as a cost effective alternative to deliver content across different platforms. There are also great responsive CSS frameworks that allow designers rapidly deploying user interfaces, thanks to the graphic resources and JavaScript features that they include by default. CSS frameworks These are the three frameworks that we typically use in our … Continued

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Github vs Bitbucker for version control. Subversion is dead.

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Development companies must control the changes to the code, we can not afford to have developers overwriting “by accident” other works and of course many people can be working at the same time in the same project, the discussion about if using Git or Subversion is over, Git has shown to be ahead from Subversion, … Continued

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WordPress: Call to undefined function wp()

WordPress: Call to undefined function wp()

        Filed under: Web Design, WordPress Design

WASHINGTON DC WordPress development company – Herndon, Virginia Recently, one of our clients reported that they were seeing a PHP Fatal Error when attempting to access their website. Here is the error we saw: PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp() in <WordPress path>wp-blog-header.php on line 14 I did some research and ended up checking … Continued

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Using Composer to manage project dependencies

Using Composer to manage project dependencies

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WASHINGTON, DC Web development company – Herndon, Virginia Composer is a CLI PHP package management tool that can be used in any size project to decouple the core functionality and third-party frameworks. It is used by many popular projects and frameworks, such as phpBB 3.1 and Drupal 8, which are as of yet unreleased, and … Continued

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Changing the Symfony2 web directory

Changing the Symfony2 web directory

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WASHINGTON, DC WordPress development company – Herndon, Virginia For a recent project, a client needed a custom application built, and we determined that it went beyond the scope covered by a CMS like WordPress or Drupal; instead we chose to use the Symfony2 PHP Web Framework, which is well known for its stability, security, and … Continued

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Setting up a Virtual Host on Windows 7 with XAMPP 1.8.x (Apache 2.4.x)

Setting up a Virtual Host on Windows 7 with XAMPP 1.8.x (Apache 2.4.x)

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WASHINGTON, DC WordPress development company – Herndon, Virginia I recently got a new work laptop and had to set up my development environments for multiple clients. Part of this set up process involved adding virtual hosts for the local development versions of their websites. Because I don’t do this very often, I had to look … Continued

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Dealing with SPAM on Drupal

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SPAMMERS are becoming more and more sophisticated, recently we had to support a client’s website protected with Mollom, although Mollom does a good job, it’s not enough, we found there were already a great amount of these annoying messages, we found that even reCaptcha module challenges already set were bypassed by robots, in any case … Continued

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CKEditor open source license for Drupal projects

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CKEditor has an open source version that can be used in Drupal (check version). These are the license details: CKEditor is distributed under the GPL, LGPL and MPL Open Source licenses. This triple copyleft licensing model is flexible and allows you to choose the license that is best suited for your needs. http://ckeditor.com/about/license However, please notice that by default, CKeditor comes … Continued

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WordPress – How to fix the “White Page of Death” after server change

WordPress – How to fix the “White Page of Death” after server change

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WASHINGTON DC WordPress development company – Herndon, Virginia Today, while setting up a staging instance of a client’s website on which I would be previewing changes prior to applying them to the production server, I encountered a strange issue. All of the client’s Page content, that is nodes created under the Pages heading in the WordPress … Continued

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Secure your WordPress site by running the latest version of WordPress

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The latest stable version of WordPress the day this article is being published is WordPress 3.5.1. Running the latest version of WordPress on your site is more important than you might think. As you probably know WordPress is the world’s most popular and user friendly CMS. Hence, most hackers focus their attacks on this CMS. … Continued

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How to raise funds for a nonprofit

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There are many ways for a nonprofit to raise funds. But there is one that’s massive, global and “free:” crowd-funding. The word crowd-funding comes from the combination of two words: crowd + funding, which basically means a collective effort of individuals who network and pool their money, usually via the internet, to support efforts initiated … Continued

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How the Harlem Shake Happened

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I’m sure by now you’ve heard of the Harlem Shake. Who hasn’t, right? Well, you’ve probably had a couple of laughs watching some Harlem Shake videos. But if you’re interested in the concept of virality (how products, services or anything goes viral: used, seen, shared, etc. by millions of people world wide) you probably wondered … Continued

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Drupal preview is not working!

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Yes, and it’s unbelievable that such a great and sophisticated content management system doesn’t offer a way to preview content as it’s going to look in the front end. What Drupal does is showing a preview of the content on top of the edit form of the content type in the back end, with the … Continued

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