Randomizing SVG Shapes
Say we wanted to continuously randomize the radius of a circle. We could kinda fake a random look with just CSS, but let’s go for full-on pseudo random…
The wp-config.php file is an essential part of your WordPress site. It’s the bridge between the file system of your site and your database because… it contains your username and password. If that information is incorrect (or not present), you get the notorious white screen that displays: “Error establishing database connection”.
Let’s say you have a map of the world and you want to be able to highlight the country (or state, or county, etc.) as the cursor hovers…
Six Sites for Inspiration in 2017
Now’s the time to start the New Year on the right foot! Here are six websites that may inspire you to take your latest design to the next level.
Exporting Images in Multiple Resolutions Simultaneously
It’s always nice to see design tooling evolve to accommodate modern needs. Let’s look at an example of that: image exporting. Designers and developers spend loads of time exporting images. The design work often happens in software designed for designing, and assets from that design are exported for use when building out that design elsewhere.
Reactive EC2 (ReC2) Management System – Performance for Savings
It’s now time to focus on the Reactive EC2 Management System, aka ReC2. It is a small, friendly Python project that monitors your EC2 Auto Scaling Group to make important adjustments that provide increased reliability and cost savings.
An SVG That Isn’t All… SVG
When you think of SVG, what do you think of? Vector graphics, right? Maybe some stuff like this? That’s good. SVG absolutely excels at graphics like that. It’s…
The Ultimate Control with Plesk Onyx
Media Temple is proud to partner with Plesk on our VPS hosting solutions. Over the last month, we’ve watched (with glee) our VPS customers upgrade their servers to…
Responsibly Updating your WordPress Website
This article is intended to help you understand a bit about what WordPress updates are, how they relate to Plugin and Theme updates, and, most importantly, how to update your WordPress sites without causing havoc.
SVG Charting Libraries
There is no shortage of options with charting libraries on the web. That’s good! Competition is good for consumers. It keeps the quality high. That’s certainly true here. The landscape of charting libraries is pretty impressive, ranging from the good-and-free to the excellent-and-paid.
Creating and Implementing Your Own Icon Font – A Tutorial
In the history of the web, designers have tried a variety of methods to use icons and images on websites. This includes, to name a few: Importing bitmap…
Five Keys to an Effective Disaster Recovery Plan
In an age where cyber-attacks are making headlines with alarming regularity, an actionable disaster recovery strategy has become essential. There is an urgent need to ensure protection against the worst consequences of critical disaster scenarios; from the most effective backup strategies to staff training requirements, we have brought the five most important considerations to light to ensure creative agencies and design studios can continue to operate under the most extreme circumstances.