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Lars is a front-end and WordPress developer.

Image Compression – The Easiest Way to Speed up Your WordPress Site

Image Compression – The Easiest Way to Speed up Your WordPress Site

If your WordPress site has large imagery on it, the best thing you can do to reduce page abandonment and help SEO is to compress your images. How Does...

Advertise Where Your Audience is

Advertise Where Your Audience is

A couple of days ago I had the Chrome Javascript Console open, as is often the case, when I opened Gmail. A plugin that I had tried a while...

Animating SVGs with the Keyshape App

Animating SVGs with the Keyshape App

Using SVGs on web pages is an old idea that’s becoming newer and better with the rise of CSS animations. Let’s dive into what they are, how to go...

What You Need To Know About Gutenberg: The New WordPress Editor – Part 2

What You Need To Know About Gutenberg: The New WordPress Editor – Part 2

In Part 1 on Gutenberg, we covered what a WYSIWYG editor is and that a new one is coming to WordPress at some point in 2018. Recently, I took...

What You Need To Know About Gutenberg: The New WordPress Editor – Part 1

What You Need To Know About Gutenberg: The New WordPress Editor – Part 1

An exciting development in WordPress is coming in version 5.0 slated to launch later in 2018. A brand new editor, named Gutenberg, is going to change the way we...

The Biggest Lesson We’ve Learned in Web Development Efficiency

The Biggest Lesson We’ve Learned in Web Development Efficiency

We’ve created hundreds of WordPress sites for our clients. Repetition and reflection are the keys to improving any process, and our web process is no different. We’re always striving...

How to Live Out Your Values

How to Live Out Your Values

At Syrup, our values are: Love, Steward, Create, and Engage. In our office, I see how our team is living out these values for our clients every single day. Next time...

Upping our Coffee Game

Upping our Coffee Game

So we just got a new coffee brewer for the new office. Our old coffee machine was… terrible. A few of the attributes that necessitated the switch: The carafe...

Retina Sprites

Retina Sprites

A sprite is simply an image that has many images in it like this. (I’ve put it on a black background so it shows up better.) Obviously we can’t call...

Responsive SVG

Responsive SVG

SVGs are just amazing. The more I explore them, the more I really appreciate all they can do. The problem I was running into was that I couldn’t use...