Experimenting with the WP REST API

As a quick weekend project, I added some ajax-y goodness to my site with the help of the WP REST API plugin (set to be included soon in WordPress core) and History.pushState. There are some bugs, namely I still need to get the appropriate Jetpack gallery, related posts and share button features to load when accessed via javascript, if… Continue reading Experimenting with the WP REST API

Simple Conditional Loading in WordPress

Over a year ago, Jeremy Keith wrote an excellent post on enhancing the performance of responsive sites by checking for a minimum screen width before loading secondary content such as related news and latest tweets. Mobile devices would just show a link to the content, thus keeping it accessible. In this post I’ll show how… Continue reading Simple Conditional Loading in WordPress

Experimenting in HTML5 and CSS3

I decided to experiment with some of the new elements in HTML 5 and built my blog theme from scratch (with the help of the Carrington framework though). I’m now rolling article, section, header, footer and other stuff. Because IE needs a Javascript hack to enable support for these elements, I wouldn’t consider doing this… Continue reading Experimenting in HTML5 and CSS3