Improving our own site performance

The old story goes that the cobbler’s children don’t have good shoes because the cobbler prioritizes customers over his own family. Web designers and developers often fall into the same situation. The slewis.org website has been too slow for too long. We were just too busy working on client sites to pay attention to our … Read more

How’d you do that? WordPress, HTML, CSS and more

We’ve shared a few tips recently in the Facebook WordPress for Nonprofits group and Give Community that are worth re-sharing here. Before we get to the tips, here’s a setting we recently found: In your user profile in WordPress, there is a box you can check to disable the Code Mirror syntax highlighting, auto-completion / … Read more

Indents and Hanging Indents

If you’re using WordPress, indenting a paragraph is pretty straight forward. Expand the toolbar and use the indentation buttons (left and right). This paragraph is indented with the indentation button from WordPress. The button works its magic by simply adding padding to the left side of the paragraph. If you switch from the Visual view … Read more