Insights & Ideas

Welcome to the NJI Media blog, where we’ll reveal the magic behind everything from development to design to strategy to a duck parade outside of our office’s windows. You read that right.

Development

Gutenberg Editor: A History of Revolution and the Future of Editing in WordPress

A major new Wordpress version has been released (5.0), and it includes a dramatically updated page and content editor. Dive in and find out why WordPress made the change and what it means for you.

December 10, 2018
Development

FoundationPress: From Prototype to Production

Starting a brand new project is one of my favorite things to do here at NJI Media. I love building a site from the ground up and bringing wireframes and designs to life. Of course, projects always come with timelines and deadlines, so it’s important to have great tools to help speed up the development process without sacrificing quality. One of my favorite tools is Zurb’s Foundation front-end framework. On every single project that I’ve started while working here, I’ve used Foundation for creating layouts that are responsive to any screen size, making sure my base styles look great, and […]

September 28, 2018
Development

Picture-Perfect Pictures

Images on webpages are often among the greediest bandwidth hogs and most frequently mismanaged resources. This technical article aims to help web developers better optimize and manage images with minimal effort, by using srcset, Webp image format, and other techniques.

August 29, 2018
Strategy

Breaking it Down: Upcoming GDPR (General Data Privacy Regulation) Legislation.

Wait, what? On May 25th, a new law goes into effect in the European Union in order to protect citizens from abuses of their personal data. It is called the GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation. But I don’t live in the E.U., and my company doesn’t operate in the E.U. It doesn’t matter where your company is located, it only matters where the data you have is coming from. If an individual American company has European Union data in its possession, that data must be compliant with GDPR. What if I don’t comply? Companies who don’t comply can possibly […]

May 17, 2018