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25 Sep 2017

Website Accessibility: Why It Matters & How Your Site Stacks Up

Susanna Oliver Posted in: Digital Experience, Usability, User Experience (UX), Web Development

With upcoming legislation around website accessibility, it’s time to take a serious look at how your website stands up to accessibility requirements.

6 Sep 2017

3 Tips & Takeaways for Creating Your Lightning Bolt Solution

Terry Luschen Posted in: Lightning, Lightning Bolt, Next Revolution, Salesforce, Web Development, Technical Strategy

Lightning Bolt, the new Salesforce framework for deploying next generation communities and portals, is going to make standing up industry-specific applications very efficient.

11 Jan 2017

Understanding Lightning Component Events

Susanna Oliver Posted in: HTML, JavaScript, Lightning, Salesforce, Web Development

Lightning components are designed to be self-contained and independent. While this is great for modular development and encapsulation, it comes at a price. That price is JavaScript. JavaScript from one component can’t talk with another, and that’s why Lightning components use events. Events handle any interaction that needs to take place between components: button clicks, modals, etc.

30 Dec 2016

How to Create Custom Online Automation with Zapier

Darin Livdahl Posted in: Apps, Web Development, Zapier

Have repetitive tasks that you perform on a regular basis? You may be able to complete them more efficiently and save time by automating workflows on the web.

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.

30 Nov 2016

3 Ways to Use Fonts on a Webpage

Susanna Oliver Posted in: Design, UI Design, Web Development

Did you know that there are three different ways that fonts can be implemented into a website?

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.

2 Sep 2016

How & Why to Use Bootstrap

Sarah Mayfield Posted in: Bootstrap, Responsive Design, Web Development

At Sundog, we always strive for consistency and efficiency – especially when it comes to web development. One of the ways we do that is by using a framework, like Bootstrap, whenever applicable.

30 Oct 2015

How to Optimize Images for Screen Readers With Image Alt Tags

Ben Myhre Posted in: Digital Marketing, HTML, Integrated Marketing, SEO, Web Development, Buyer Journey Optimization, Targeted Marketing Programs

Should we use an alt attribute on all images? The answer is simple. YES. What if it is an image that is for decoration only? YES! You should still be using an alt attribute.

24 Sep 2015

3 Takeaways: The Importance of Testing Across Major Browsers

Sarah Mayfield Posted in: Digital Experience, QA, Web, Web Development, Targeted Marketing Programs, Technical Strategy

Whether it's Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or another option, we all have a browser we use most often. Many of us rely on personal preference, but sometimes our employers, schools or other organizations make the decision for us. Because of this, it is imperative to test websites – not only in different browsers, but on different devices.