Over the past month I’ve been dabbling and playing with an extension for my fav CMS (Symphony-CMS). I love working with it and crafting sites from the ground up. Total control over markup is nobody’s responsibility but mine… (so if it’s ain’t right.. I’m to blame.) The CMS itself is one of those rare breeds
Having played with the Anything Slider from CSSTricks – Chris Coyer, I wanted to incorporate this into a slider on my latest Symphony project. All was going well until I encountered the old Oembed differences that youtube and vimeo throw out and the lack of provision for us designers to style html elements on top of these iframe embedded markup that the youtube and vimeo oembed services provide… neither of them allow you to request a video into your JSON or XML with the wmode=transparent param.
What an opportunity we have here in Wales/Cymru. Fancy your own domain name with an imediate link to the motherland? There have been movements for a while to push for .cymru as a Top Level Domain option for Wales and welsh communities. http://www.dotcym.org/home/?p=144 I’m just imagining the possibilities for local clubs and businesses to announce there presence in Wales with
Over recent months I’ve been looking at ways and trying out approaches to Multi Lingual content in Symphony. Asking in the forum will provide a plethora of info on what works and what doesn’t. A post by jstar198 today has outlined a great approach using a Section to create static pages for clients.. see post
Just added a plugin called tumblize to my blog which allows posting to tumblr from WordPress.. wooop. Let’s hope it works eh!
Having such a photogenic dog on our hands has pushed us to build a little website showcase for him. adogcalledbailey.com is now live and it’s great to see what he’s been up to over the last few years in one place.
Check out a widget I’ve recently created for Gruff Rhys. At work: Orchard @thinkorchard, we’ve been doing online banners for the promotion of Hotel Shampoo Album released on the 14th Feb. We we’re asked to produce a streaming radio player to showcase the Album in an interesting way. By animating the reduction of liquid in time
Another one of Baileys previous vids here.. He was the muse for this Music Video piece by Hettie Griffiths, studying motion design and visual effects at the AtRium in Cardiff Paperthin Music Video from Hettie Griffiths on Vimeo.
Bailey the dogs been at it again!.. Here’s an advert for an online campaign recently completed for Orchard. Asking for sausages in welsh has never looked so easy! Wish I could get sausages that easy at the local Butchers.
Well i’ve been dealing with three really nice php based CMS systems over the last year and all three have their pro’s and cons. Now i’m not the best of quickest coder in the world, but I know what I want to achieve and get there eventually.. these three offerings of CMS have enabled me