How best to accommodate accessibility in WordPress themes
Writing accessible content is key for so many reasons beyond the need to help your content reach every member of your audience. Advances in technology have put content in the reach of anyone, no matter their ability. But to enable that, as web developers it’s really important that consideration is made to ensure your projects […]Read More
How best to display a date-time picker?
Recently I was asked by a client to add a date -time picker for users to provide a time and date as part of a contact form. Initially this feels like one of those requests that shouldn’t be a problem – display a calendar and a selection of times and the user will work out the […]Read More
Developing for Different Devices
Some Might argue that Developing applications and brochures for the web is easier than writing a native application for devices based on their respective OS. But if you scratch just a little deeper in to web development you start to realise the same issues exist, but maybe the web is designed with a few more of these problems in mind.Read More
Working with Older Hardware
Anyone who has any interest in computing is likely to have a bit of old hardware lying around. Old drawers, top of cupboards, even in the attic I’ve got a couple of bits and bobs from days gone past thinking that they might become useful. But what uses do they have?Read More
5 Reasons why you should be using a subscription based business model
There’s been a trend recently for so many services that traditionally would collect an up-front payment to push users to take on a subscription model. Here’s 5 good reasons why so many business are going this way, and why it works.Read More
About WordPress Gutenberg
Unless, like us, you’re a bit of a WordPress nerd – you’ve probably never heard about Gutenberg. Well here’s the blog post to tell you everything you’ve probably never wanted to know about the new content editor from WordPress. Some History As far as I can remember, WordPress has had the same editor. If you’re […]Read More
What Apple’s WWDC means for Web Developers
Yesterday was Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote, addressing app developers and the public at large about their upcoming changes and plans for their operating systems and development environments. Here at Glue we use Apple devices for local development almost exclusively. Between us we must have a dozen Apple devices, along with a handful of test […]Read More
Giving Size of Wales a new look.
Size of Wales are a fantastic charity based here in Cardiff, who promote activities to reduce climate change through their work. We inherited their website from a previous developer and we’ve been maintaining the site ever since. Their website was written by a number of developers with a combinations of plugins and different structures – […]Read More
Are You Bored Of GDPR Yet?
I would imagine, unless you’re a lawyer who’s making the megabucks right now off the back of the imminent arrival of GDPR – you’re just as bored of it all as we are. I’m also guessing you’ve had about 30 + emails in the last few days alone asking you to re-subscribe to mailing lists […]Read More
Delivering Content Faster
It’s true, if your website loads slowly Google ranks it lower than those that load quickly. It’s not just speed, the way your website loads affects the experience your users have and the way they feel about your brand probably more-so than any other metric that’s used to rank your website by the search engines. Modern […]Read More