How to create your own store with Woocommerce and WordPress

Actually there are many CMS that help you to create your own store.In this blog post we guide you to create the store, using woocommerce and wordpress; with those two tools you can have your own store in an easy way, if you don't ...

The importance of breaking down tasks

On the short time I have been working at Swapps, I have realized some curious situations. Sometimes there is a big task in a specific project, and I mean a big task that will take approximately two days. When the assigned person takes this ...

What is SMACSS and how to use it

What is SMACSS? Smacss (Scalable and Modular Architecture for CSS) is a style guide that follows five simple categories. SMACSS is a way to examine your design process and to fit those rigid frameworks into a flexible thought process. It is an attempt to ...

Website design for specialized dentists and doctors

Have you ever thought on having your own website but don't know how to differentiate from others? One clear need for specialized dentists and doctors in their website, apart from showing their services, is making appointments. The usual thing, is making appointments through a ...

Bootstrapping WordPress Theme Development with Sage

If you are familiar with Wordpress theme development, you know things can get a little messy when you are starting from the ground up. Building a theme from scratch is not easy, and setting it up can take a lot of the time you ...

How to secure WordPress from attacks

Information is power, and people like power, so there are people specialized on stealing your information. Internet is in an arms race between security experts and malicious agents, where every day new vulnerabilities are discovered, abused and patched. It is never a problem of ...

Project Management Tool: Teamwork

In our last delivery about Swapps organization tools we talked about JIRA, Slack, Toggl y Google Drive; but we missed one of our most important tools, Teamwork. Teamwork is a project management tool which lets you organize all the work in just one place. ...

Animations with CSS3

In the last animations post we spoke about how to make animations with Javascript, this time we're going to talk about how to make the same thing using CSS3. Worth mentioning that with CSS3 we are going to write less code, in this case ...
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A quick review of Flexbox

As front-end developers we usually need to align vertically any type of content, or to define a grid with equal-height columns, to say the least. Before CSS3, these kind of tasks were done in a hacky, unclear way and didn’t always worked well in ...

Simple django wordpress integration with Django WordPress API library

Nowadays, WordPress is the most known CMS in the web. For creating and managing static content with no complex logic behind, it is a good point to start. The problem is when you need to start managing users, custom data and relate them through ...

Animations with JavaScript

When building a website, it is intended to be striking, but without sacrificing usability and functionality. To achieve this, different animations or effects can be used to call user attention. However, implementing an animation can be limiting; for example, the wide variety of mobile ...

Squash your response time in Django: Querysets

You just picked up this framework named Django, played around with it's ORM for a while and you love how easy you can work with it. You start to notice that your perfect page is taking ages to load. You check your django-debug-toolbar and ...