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on March 25, 2014 - 10:38am
Florida Department of Children and Families

Sites that I have themed at Mediacurrent.com

Comparing Omega 3.x, 4.x and AdaptiveTheme

on June 11, 2013 - 2:54pm

At a glance, AdaptiveTheme seems to be a quick way to get a Drupal-based, responsive site up and running quickly. It comes with 6 ready-made stylesheets for smartphone, tablet and desktop sizes. However, in the long run, using a Sass-based grid system to power your responsive site is a lot more maintainable and keeps your code DRY.  Omega 4.x does not require the use of Sass, but is designed with the intent that themers will use Sass and Sass Grid Systems like Susy or Singularity.

If you haven't heard, Omega 4.x is worlds apart from Omega 3.x and is more targeted toward intermediate &

SASS mixin for wrap-around ribbons

on March 20, 2013 - 1:21pm

I just found this blog post about CSS3 wrap-around ribbon with no additional markup, so I used that CSS to create a SASS mixin with editable variables. Here's a great Intro to SASS video) if you are unfamiliar with SASS. A very quick and easy way to add a bit of flair to your design!

 

Example Header

Example Text under the header

 

@mixin wraparound($wrap-color: black, 
  $left-side: 30px, $wrap-left: 10px, $right-side: 30px, $wrap-right: 10px)
  position: relative
  padding-left: $left-side
  padding-right: $right-side
  margin: 0 -$left-side 0 -$right-side
  &:before
    content: " "
   

Using an SVG as a button background

on February 7, 2013 - 9:54am

As you know, there's no penalty of pixelation when stretching SVGs because they are not based on pixels. They also save a lot of load time on the site, as you can load one vector image instead of half a dozen pixel-based images. Find out how to use SVGs as button backgrounds on Mediacurrent's blog page.

 

Mobile Menu Options for Omega & Drupal

on October 2, 2012 - 4:26pm

Based on a comment on my Omega Theme blog post asking about responsive menus, I decided to outline a few thoughts I have on what works!

Check out the Responsive Menu Options article on Mediacurrent's blog page

 

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