Multiple colourways in a single WordPress theme with SASS and CSS variables
We were recently asked to build a network of microsites to support a series of new conferences on a client’s WordPress/WooCommerce powered events site. The site was already setup as a multisite network, with a parent theme providing the basic site design and customisations to WooCommerce to suit their requirements. As the new conferences will […]
In the studio: Custom WooCommerce discounts, comparison tool, custom LearnDash functionality.
Following on from our previous post, here’s what we’ve been working on in the studio in the last few months. The team enjoyed an extended, but different break over Christmas this year – but we hit the ground running with a couple of new projects starting alongside developing new functionality for some existing clients. Built […]
Increasing WordPress REST API performance
We’re always looking for ways to improve the speed of customer’s WordPress sites. Recently, we built a piece of search as you type (often abbreviated “SAYT”) functionality for a client’s e-Commerce site which highlighted an opportunity to increase the performance of the WordPress REST API. Although the frontend performance of the website is fast, we […]
In the studio: WooCommerce integrations, WordCamps & Friday afternoons
What we’ve been working on recently Updating a client’s website forms to integrate and submit directly to the clients CRM (Zoho). We developed a bespoke WordPress plugin for a new client who has an existing WooCommerce website, but needed extra functionality adding. The plugin created a custom integration between their suppliers website and theirs, so […]
Recategorising thousands products in an e-Commerce store.
As part of a redesign of their WordPress based e-Commerce store, a customer of ours needed to recategorise tens of thousands products. Due to their setup, this had to be done on their live site, so carrying out the work on a staging site and copying up the database wasn’t an option. We decided the […]
Web Accessibility Training
Before our training day with accessibility consultant Graham Armfield I had an awareness of coding for accessibility (also known by the numeronym a11y in the industry); images need alternative text, content styles should allow for zoom and colour contrast ratio should be fairly high. Having been present for an introductory talk on the subject at […]