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Integrating Snipcart into a Perch CMS build

by Will Moody

In these strange times, some businesses are looking to broaden their income streams. This was the case for a local yoga studio, Barley Yoga & Dance, who through the Covid pandemic had switched to offering classes via Zoom.

Cleantalk Antispam

by Will Moody

I recently came across some conversations on the Perchology Slack channel discussing the Cleantalk Antispam plugin and decided to give it a try on my website EICAC which had been sending me quite a bit of spam through the contact form.

Are Email Addresses Case Sensitive?

by Will Moody

Yes, according to RFC 2821, the local mailbox (the portion before @) is considered case-sensitive. However, e-mail addresses are not usually case-sensitive because of the difficulties and confusion it would cause between users, the server, and the administrator.

Implementing Css Variables

by Will Moody

As of today Can I Use gives 91.65% of browsers now being a capable of using Css variables so I thought it was time to implement their use on my website.

Having already used Scss in a modular format and compiled it using my gulp workflow the transition was relatively simple.

With 91.65% of browsers now using Css variables I thought it was time to implement their use on my website. Having already used Scss and compiled them using my gulp workflow

Google Maps Not Loading Correctly

by Will Moody

There are a growing number of websites that uses Google Maps where the maps aren't loading correctly as they don't have a valid API key.

Why the right Domain Name selection is important

by Will Moody

Without domain names the internet would be a very different place with each device connected having an Internet protocol (IP) address: a unique string of four numbers separated by periods, such as 165.153.0.11., remembering the IP addresses of all of your favourite websites would be nearly impossible and so some clever people devised the domain name system, this simply replaces the IP address with your ready recognisable domain name.

Does your website need a cookie consent notice?

by Will Moody

In May 2011, a European Union (EU) Directive was adopted by all EU member countries to protect consumer privacy online.