Team blog

The latest news, thoughts and ideas from the team

Backend dev tutorials, design theory, business ideas, general thoughts or just posts about daily life, from all of the team here at interconnect/it.

We recently developed a new site for the Foundation Trust Governor’s Association, which allowed for an easy self-hosted and self-managed yet sophisticated website.

On the 5th August it will be my last day at interconnect/it before I disappear to have my little bundle of crying and pooping joy. Before I leave, I wanted to say a few words.

We had a fabulous time at WordCamp UK Portsmouth and two of us from interconnect/it spoke at the conference. Here we look back at the weekend.

When designing for small screens every pixel counts. One of the common difficulties we face as web designers is how to reduce the amount of pixels some large constructs like menus take up.

By default WordPress will wrap any images you insert into a post in a paragraph tag. To get around this limitation here’s a snippet for your functions.php.

‘Stickiness’ isn’t just useful for the home page of a WordPress site, but useful elsewhere too. If you want sticky posts to stick everywhere, here’s a code snippet for you.

In the white hot pace of IT one may think that there’s no space or time for looking backwards. But the reverse is true – backwards in time is where a lot of problems relevant to today’s ecosystem were solved.

We’ve been working with the publishing and events giant, Informa T&M. Since we launched, they have increasingly been using WordPress to deliver business critical websites.

When NATS wanted a new corporate site with a broad range of content which could be easily managed, they turned to WordPress for a reason. The excellent results are there to be seen.

We had an interesting support ticket raised today. LinkedIn/WordPress Application Domain Mapping Problem.

Using WordPress in enterprises with old browsers installed can be problematic. Developers whinge about it (and should stop) and staff struggle with it. Well, there’s an answer to both that may surprise you.

What Exactly Does WordPress Tell the World? We decided to run a few tests to find out. The results may surprise you!