Author: Neil Sayers

Targetting Targets with CSS!

Here’s a tiny, tiny CSS micro-snippet which I found and just had to share… We all know about using a hash anchor link to jump down a page to a specific element. You know: Well, did you also know that you can target this element in CSS which you have just jumped to using a … Continued

SVG encoder (né URL encoder)

I use SVGs quite a bit in my projects for elements like logos, icons, spinners/loaders basically anything I can get away with. When using them in my CSS as background images, there are a couple of things to note, which caused me some head-scratching, and slightly slows down my build process: Internet Explorer (what else?) … Continued

Really useful JavaScript plugins list 1

Here’s a list of some of my favourite javascript plugins. It’s not my definitive list because there are probably some I can’t remember right now… but it’s a start! It definitely has the ones that stick out in my mind for being great to work with or really feature packed. The list Slick (slider) Billed … Continued

Nice and easy AJAX for WordPress

So in this post I am going to describe the basics of creating a nice easy AJAX modal window in a WordPress site. When I first started playing around with AJAX I found it quite difficult to achieve something that sounded like it should have been relatively simple: I just wanted to load some content … Continued

Fun in the snow!

Warning! Not a work related post! So I went for my annual trip to les Alps last week and managed to come away pretty much unscathed yet again… I don’t really know how I do it because I have had my fair share of close calls. We stayed with Green Rides (sadly no longer in … Continued

Getting started with Sage 9 – Part 1

I have been using Sage 8 for a little while now to power some of my WordPress projects. I really liked the Gulp and Bower aspects and, while it took a bit of fiddling around to get a nice base theme for my projects, it was worth it in the long run. Now that the … Continued

Jazz up your Google Maps

Sometimes a handy little web app will come along which is useful and fun to use. Well, maybe fun for a map-geek like me. This is one of my faves right now. Yeah, it’s probably been knocking about for a while, but it’s new(ish) for me. It’s called Snazzy Maps. We’ve all had those web … Continued