Most of the time we think we’re hiring developers to write us some new code. The best developers can write a lot of code fast, right? At Zeek, we’ve found that one of the most important things we do is to remove some code. That’s right – we often remove more than we replace. Why […]
As a digital agency, we get a lot of calls about website projects. One of the most common challenges we hear about sounds like this: We just paid a lot of money to get our website redesigned and suddenly we’re not getting any traffic anymore. Sometimes it sounds like this: We just had a developer […]
If you do a google search for inexpensive WordPress hosting, you’ll find a lot of options. One of the names you’ll see is Digital Ocean. They’re a well-respected hosting provider that gets you access to hardware for just a few dollars a month. It sounds like a great deal. If you talk with developers, they’ll […]
WordPress 4.5 is close to rolling out. It’s currently in beta and ready for you to download and test on your non-production WordPress sites. There are over 400 bug fixes and enhancements added to this version. Congrats to the core team!
Last year, we open-sourced our internal WordPress starter theme, Heisenberg. It’s where we begin all of our WordPress custom theme projects and provides developers a starting point to build custom WordPress themes of their own. It’s based off of Automattic’s Underscores starter WordPress theme and ZURB’s Foundation for Sites. Recently, ZURB released Foundation for Sites […]
Recently, we redesigned our Zeek Interactive site, giving it an updated look (thanks to Kiran Robertson at Lovejoy Design) using newer technology such as HTML5 and CSS3. One unique difference in our process was the wireframing component. Rather than using a wireframing software such as Balsamiq, InvisionApp or Photoshop, we decided to wireframe in the browser, which essentially means […]
You may have seen our fearless leader Steve Zehngut’s presentation at WordCamp Orange County last year about how we use Auttomatic’s Underscores and ZURB’s Foundation as the basis for the custom WordPress themes we produce. Since Steve’s WordCamp talk, we’ve continued to iterate our starter theme. We’ve packaged it together and released it on GitHub […]