Responsive Design Test Bookmarklet →
This was inspired by, and based on @lensco’s excellent Simple Responsive Design Test Page. It lets you view any webpage in multiple screen sizes, simulating the viewport of different devices. After getting such a positive response to my original post, I thought I’d expand on it a little. Since people are obviously targeting different device screen sizes with their...
Facebook Adds ‘Ethnic’ Tab to its Ad-Buying... →
Beginning in the last quarter of 2011, Facebook gave marketers using its self-service ad-buying platform the option to target Latinos in the U.S. solely based on their ethnicity. This marks the first time Facebook has allowed marketers a direct means of targeting ethnic groups. Currently the only subset option in the “ethnic” tab are “Hispanics,” other ethnic groups are expected to follow. ...
Node.js and Drupal →
Drupal is a great platform, but it can’t do everything. As your site grows, you’ll likely encounter use cases that Drupal can’t or shouldn’t do. Some examples include interacting with third-party APIs while preserving good page loads, or performing repeated actions (polling, etc) that result in site updates. Fortunately, separating these kinds of problems from Drupal and moving them to...
Steal These 42 Creative Pinterest Ideas for... →
We’re about to see Pinterest use among nonprofit organizations explode. Pinterest has a lot of potential, especially for organizations whose stories lend themselved to visual storytelling.
The Quick and Dirty Guide to Tumblr for... →
Likewise, this Mashable guide for small businesses works for nonprofits as well. As with any other platform, there are pros and cons to consider. But with the popularity of Tumblr and the ease of setting up, customizing and maintaining your blog, we suggest you at least check it out — there’s a very engaged Tumblr audience waiting to see your content. Here are some tips to help you get...
Pinterest for [Nonprofits] →
Mashable’s Pinterest tips for companies are useful for nonprofits as well. “Here are some tips for navigating Pinterest, along with a rundown of how various companies are already using the visual social network.”
A change in our Twitter handle...
Our nonprofit’s main Twitter account was just upgraded because Twitter was willing to release an inactive account that appeared to be simply squatting on our acronym — @cedc. In order to take advantage of that, we had to release the name we had been using back to public availability. Even though we’ve been trying to use custom subdomains to reference our Twitter account on...
Reverie - A versatile HTML5 responsive WordPress... →
thechangelog: Whoa, that’s a mouthful, but very exciting. For those of you who have embraced jekyll, Octopress (the WordPress alternative for hackers) or NestaCMS - Reverie may not be for you. But there are still tons MILLIONS of sites/blogs running on WordPress. As of today’s date (02/10/2012) there are 71,176,074 WordPress sites in the world and WordPress.com hosts about half. Let’s...
Four Strategies for Going Mobile →
Over at NTEN, Nam-ho Park describes four approaches to mobile sites (click through for descriptions of each): Update your existing platform to mobile Create a mobile website Employ responsive design Create a native mobile app