Using Media Queries in JavaScript with enquire.js for Responsive Masonry and More

Ever wanted to toggle JavaScript on and off with media queries only to discover you cant? Instead you have to write a huge pile of JavaScript to monitor the initial and changing document width and toggle the script on and off manually. This is cumbersome and requires an unreasonable amount of code to do something…

Free Responsive WordPress theme Anaximander – now available through lynda.com

The wait is over: The free responsive WordPress theme Anaximander is now available for you to use through my new course WordPress: Building Responsive Themes on lynda.com. If you don’t already have a lynda.com subscription you can follow this link – lynda.com/trial/mor10 – and get a free 7 day trial. As you can probably deduce,…

Twitter oEmbeds are not responsive – The little things that bug me

If you have a website using WordPress you should be excited about the new 3.4 release which introduces a whole bunch of new features. For a brief look check out the announcement or you can get an in-depth look at all the newness in the Codex article for the release. Twitter oEmbeds are here! One…

Introducing Anaximander: New WordPress theme to be released in the near future

It’s been a long time coming, but Design is Philosophy finally has a new look and better functionality. The new theme which I activated over the weekend is called “Anaximander” and sports everything a modern WordPress theme should have: Semantic valid HTML5 throughout, responsive layout through CSS3 media queries, carefully enqueued javascripts where necessary and…

Automatic responsive videos in WordPress with oEmbed, FitVids and a little PHP magic

UPDATE: I’ve added a 4th step to the list to remove automatic inline styles from being inserted when embedding videos. If you’re using a responsive theme on your WordPress site (or you’ve built a responsive theme) and you’ve added YouTube, Vimeo or other videos using oEmbed you will undoubtedly have noticed those videos do not…