How To Use Foundation Top-Bar To Overlay Background Image

For the longest time I have struggled with getting my Foundation top-bar to overlay a full width image, think hero image. The biggest problem is making it work on the home page and then have different styles on the inner pages. The results The problem If you have a transparent background and your <body> is … Continued

Oregon Hiking Trails Google Maps Mashup

I have been playing around with a new piece of technology called Kimono Labs. Kimono Labs allows you to turn websites into structured APIs from your browser in seconds. I found a great resource that listed a bunch of hiking trails in Oregon. Sadly Kimono Labs was purchased and support for their API tools are … Continued

Installing Rails Is Fun

I have been wanting to build a rails app for a while now. I found an awesome set of tutorials that lit a fire under me to get some rails apps under my belt. First things first. I need to get Rails install on my Mac. A few technical details I am running Yosemite 10.10.4 … Continued

25 Free Blog Featured Images For Download

If you blog there is a good chance you use featured images. Especially if you blog with WordPress. The benefits of having a blog featured image are they make your article look nice, and they give the search engines more information about your article. Google has made it clear that user experience is becoming a … Continued

Use javascript to insert random quotes into your webpage

I have a tough time with javascript, I don’t know what it is but I cannot get it to work as easily as HTML and CSS. However, I have found a great write up from Florence W Deems that I have altered and it works perfectly. Before we dive into the code, I have noticed … Continued

How To Save Just One Page Of A PDF Document

Seems pretty straight forward. I just needed to save 3 pages from a 41 page pdf document. TL;DR if you are using Mac, just open the PDF if Preview.app and drag the page you want to your desktop I started surfing the internet looking for a solution and found that because of Adobe reader isn’t an … Continued

Google Tag Manager Fires Tracking Scripts

My Foray Into The World Of Google Tag Manager

I have heard online marketers talking about Google Tag Manager (GTM from here on out) for some time now. I took another look about a month ago and was still unconvinced if it made sense for this blog. The use case seems geared towards large websites with numerous departments managing content, code, and other website activities. … Continued