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Basic Authentication with the WP-API (v2) and AngularJS

Check out an updated post on WordPress login using Typescript and Angular 2 with a free plugin here. Working on the WP-App Project, we need to use authentication to do certain things in the app. Deleting/approving comments, or listing users for example. Basic Authentication is handy for testing code, but it should only be used

How to get customer feedback with surveys and polls

One of the most important things you can do to grow your business is get feedback from your customers. If you don’t know what your customers are looking for and why, no amount of tweaks to your site will have much of an effect. To find out the right headlines, media, content, and even product

How to create a conversion funnel in Google Analytics

Setting up a conversion funnel is a great way to see how well you are converting on your website, and where you can improve. A funnel is a visualization of the steps you want people to take on your website. For example, the top of the funnel would be visiting your homepage, and the bottom

Basic Growth Hacking

I recently decided to start focusing on growth for my company. After doing some research I stumbled on lots of articles about growth hacking, which is a term coined by Sean Ellis. It refers to data driven marketing strategies like analytics, conversion rate optimization, and customer retention. Any company can use these strategies, and they

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How to use the Phonegap Developer App

The Phonegap Developer app just recently hit the app stores, and it’s awesome! This app basically allows you to see any changes you make update in real time on your device. For example, if you fire up a Phonegap project called MyApp through the developer app, and make a change in MyApp/www/index.html, you will see

Beginner Stumbling Blocks in Phonegap & Cordova

Lately I’ve been working with Phonegap a lot for my new project AppPresser. Phonegap is a great product, and it’s pretty easy to use once you get the hang of it. The problem is that there are quirks that can hang you up as a beginner. This is the stuff no one tells you until

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Responsive Images in WordPress with Picturefill

Images are the single biggest performance hog on most websites. Serving the same big images to a desktop and a mobile device kills your site’s performance, and makes you lose site visitors. We need to be able to serve a high resolution image to a desktop, and a smaller image to a mobile device. Responsive

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Changing Font Awesome version 3 to 4

I’m a huge fan of icon fonts, and Font Awesome is the best one. Version 4 is out, and if you are updating from version 3, here’s what you need to know.

Make your WP site a mobile web app with meta tags

Even if your website isn’t a traditional mobile app, you can still let visitors save your site to their home screen as an app icon. After they bookmark your site to their home screen, they can click the icon and open up your site full screen, just like a normal app. This is done with

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Vertical Media Queries for Above the Fold Content

What the heck is a vertical media query? We’ve all used media queries that look something like this: @media screen and (max-width: 25em) {} A vertical media query targets height instead of width: @media screen and (max-height: 15em) {} Why would you do that?

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