Posts Tagged:internationalization

rfp-robotRFP ROBOT: Website Request for Proposal Generator

The time has come for a new website (or website redesign), which means you need to write a website request for proposal or web RFP. A Google search produces a few examples, but they vary wildly and don’t seem to speak really to your goals for developing or redesigning a new website. You need to write a website RFP that will clearly articulate your needs and generate responses from the best website designers and developers out there. But how?

Have no fear, RFP Robot is here. He will walk you through a step-by-step process to help you work through the details of your project and create a PDF formatted website design RFP that will provide the information vendors need to write an accurate bid. RFP Robot will tell you what info you should include, point out pitfalls, and give examples.


Learning Gutenberg: A Primer with create-guten-block

Welcome back! We’ve just taken a look at what Gutenberg is and how it operates from the admin side. Gutenberg is certainly going to have a massive impact on the WordPress world. If you are just arriving here and have no idea what we’re talking about, I recommend at least skimming Part 1 to make sure you have the appropriate background. Let’s create a custom block with a bit of help from a wonderful tool called create-guten-block. Onward! Article Series: Series Introduction What is Gutenberg, Anyway? A Primer with create-guten-block (This Post) Modern JavaScript Syntax React 101 (Coming Soon!) Setting up a Custom webpack (Coming Soon!) A Custom “Card” Block (Coming Soon!) Blocks live in plugins To create a Gutenberg block, you create a WordPress plugin. Anything that affects *content*, like a Gutenberg block certain will, needs to be a plugin so that it remains active even as you change…

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What are Website Internationalization and Localization?

When you build multilingual websites you will probably come across two keywords, “Internationalization” and “Localization”. These are complicated words for fairly straightforward ideas. In this guide, I’ll explain what Internationalization and Localization are, and what you need to understand about them when building your multilingual site. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit http://OSTraining.com for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source: https://www.ostraining.com/

5 things CSS developers wish they knew before they started

You can learn anything, but you can’t learn everything 🙃 So accept that, and focus on what matters to you — Una Kravets 👩🏻‍💻 (@Una) September 1, 2017 Una Kravets is absolutely right. In modern CSS development, there are so many things to learn. For someone starting out today, it’s hard to know where to start. Here is a list of things I wish I had known if I were to start all over again. 1. Don’t underestimate CSS It looks easy. After all, it’s just a set of rules that selects an element and modifies it based on a set of properties and values. CSS is that, but also so much more! A successful CSS project requires the most impeccable architecture. Poorly written CSS is brittle and quickly becomes difficult to maintain. It’s critical you learn how to organize your code in order to create maintainable structures with a…

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Drupal Development – Creating a Multilingual Site in Drupal

If you’ve never created a multilingual site for a client before, it can seem like a daunting task. Even if you speak geek it’s still easy to get lost in a sea of code, strings, files and acronyms. Thankfully, Drupal 7 makes this task a little easier. In this article we decode the secrets to Developing a multilingual site in Drupal. The first two items you need to become best friends with are internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n). Internationalization and localization are means of adapting computer software to different languages and regional differences. Here’s how they’re broken down: Internationalization is the process of designing a software application so that it can be adapted to various languages and regions without engineering changes. The application will give you the ability to replace your English content with German (or whatever language you want). In other words, internationalization gives you the framework to create…

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