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

Best of 2018: Web Development

We have built and redesigned countless websites in 2018, but a few, in particular, stood out to us, not only because of the front-end transformations that took place but because of the technical challenges they presented. These projects were an opportunity to unveil new interactive features and improved user experiences to the benefit of end-users.

December 27, 2018
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