Materiell has been using and contributing to the Foundation project for many years, so we are truly excited to announce our partnership with the ZURB team. Recently, our creative director and lead developer joined our project manager in obtaining their ZURB Foundation Certification, meaning every part of our design development process has a ZURB Foundation… Read more »
As WordPress users, we’ve been trained to keep all components of our WordPress install – plugins, themes, core, etc – completely up-to-date to avoid security issues. In fact, the number one question I get about JointsWP is: how do I update JointsWP and/or Foundation? Here’s the answer: you shouldn’t. The Case for Not Updating JointsWP is… Read more »
In Foundation 6, the way we use media queries in our Sass files has changed just a bit compared to how things were done in Foundation 5. We now have the ability to use the breakpoint() mixin, which makes using media queries with Sass even easier.
Foundation (for Sites) 6 is officially here, which means JointsWP 4 is also here! As in previous versions of JointsWP, the theme is essentially “blank” but includes all of the awesome features of Foundation 6. Let’s take a look at what’s new in Foundation 6 and how it effects JointsWP 4.
Updated Post: Using Foundation 6 Media Queries with Sass The Foundation Grid comes with predefined media queries that can be nested into your Sass styles to create specific styles for different screen sizes.
Finding a good “Related Posts” plugin can be hard. Many come with predefined styles or a rigid structure that makes them hard to integrate into your theme. Even worse, most of these plugins are extremely database intensive and some hosts, such as WP Engine, won’t even allow most “Related Post” plugins on their servers (for good… Read more »
UPDATED 2/25/15 – Added information about use of Foundation mixins for styling WordPress components In August, ThemeShaper posted, “Why Bootstrap is a Bad Fit For WordPress Themes”. While I initially thought the author had issues with Bootstrap specifically, it appears the article was actually targeted towards all CSS frameworks, including Foundation. Some of the arguments… Read more »