Author: iansvo

Practical Flexbox Tips

Flexbox is a fantastic tool in every developer’s toolkit. It has many features that make it uniquely suited to dealing with certain problems. The specification has some interesting features that may seem confusing at first glance. Over the years I’ve picked up a few techniques that using Flexbox simple and effective and in this post,… Read More

WordCamp 2019 Talk: CSS Tips for Custom Themes

I was honored to be allowed to speak at WordCamp Jacksonville for now the third year in a row! Its great to be able to meet and talk to so many great folks in the local WordPress community. I’ve included an embed of my presentation below: This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by… Read More

WordCamp Jacksonville 2018: Creating Custom WordPress Themes

This year, I was honored to be selected as a speaker for WordCamp Jacksonville 2018. My talk discusses the basics of creating a dynamic custom WordPress theme using a modern workflow and Advanced Custom fields. The talk is suited for designers and developers who would like to get started with making custom themes, or who… Read More

Circles using border-radius for rectangular images

I was at WordCamp Jacksonville 2017 and one of the speakers said something that caught my attention: “You often see developers use border-radius: 100%, which works great, except when they start using rectangular images.” I immediately thought: Well that’s just because they’re doing it wrong! I then went ahead and whipped up a simple Codepen… Read More

WordCamp 2017 Slides

I had the pleasure of speaking at WordCamp 2017 this year about WordPress Theme Development with GulpJS. I’m really grateful for the opportunity to talk about a topic that I personally enjoy and use in my work.