27 Dec 2016

To Use or Not to Use: px, em, rem or %?

Susanna Oliver
Posted in: Bootstrap, CSS, HTML, Web Development

Pixels and rems and ems and percents, oh my. While there are several different methods for coding with font sizes, it all depends on what’s right for your particular project.

12 Sep 2016

3 Quick & Easy CSS Effects for a Better UI

Susanna Oliver
Posted in: CSS, UI Design, User Interface, Web Development

A good user interface (UI) is like a vehicle. You don’t even think about it when it works correctly, but when it doesn’t, it’s a nightmare. CSS effects should make your UI smooth and effortless.

28 Nov 2014

Communicate from a Component to the Page - Visualforce

Terry Luschen
Posted in: CSS, JavaScript, Software, Software Development, Software Maintenance, Sundog, Visualforce

It is pretty easy to communicate with different parts of a Visualforce page, but what about telling the page what to do from a component?

20 Aug 2014

Different Headers and Footers By Page in PDF - Salesforce

Terry Luschen
Posted in: CSS, Salesforce, Software Development, Software Maintenance

Do you want to display different headers and footers on different pages of a rendered PDF? If so, then read on for some ideas on how to get this accomplished.

8 Aug 2014

Controlling the Margins and Footers of a Visualforce PDF - Salesforce

Terry Luschen
Posted in: CSS, Salesforce, Software, Software Development, Software Maintenance, Sundog, Visualforce

Having a Visualforce page display as a PDF is pretty easy, but how can you control the margins and footers? Read on for some ideas.

30 Jun 2014

How to Create Consistent Text Spacing in HTML Emails

Susanna Oliver
Posted in: CSS, Digital Experience, Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, HTML, Integrated Marketing, Mobile, Web Development, Targeted Marketing Programs, Technical Strategy

Achieving consistent white space across some thirty-odd email clients, screen sizes, and versions can be tricky. In fact, let’s face it: it’s impossible. We’re up against monumental odds: inconsistent standards (or rather, lack thereof) across email clients, old versions, different browser renderings of web mail, multitudes of screen sizes, and then all of that compounded by mobile.

29 Apr 2014

Tips for Speed in Mobile Web—Part III

Craig Isakson
Posted in: CSS, Digital Experience, Mobile, Software Development, Technology, Web Development, Targeted Marketing Programs, Technical Strategy

In our previous posts (Part I & Part II) we talked about the poor performance of latency with mobile networks as well as a great way for saving a bunch of time on initial page loads by avoiding landing page redirect. Our next tip is to eliminate render blocking resources and prioritize visible content.

26 Aug 2013

Five CSS Styles Email Developers Should Not Use

Susanna Oliver
Posted in: CSS, Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Integrated Marketing, Web Development, Targeted Marketing Programs

Outlook currently holds 19% of the email market share according to Litmus making it the second most popular email client (iPhone is the most popular at 23%). That means almost one in five emails are opened in some version of Outlook.

30 Apr 2013