Stephen Radford

Stephen Radford

Web developer & product guy. Founder FTPloy & Former.io.


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Restricting Post Titles in WordPress

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I've been working on a site that required the restriction of post titles from within the CMS. It would have been easy to wrap the title in a substr() but that would have left the client confused as to why half of their title was missing. I couldn't find anythi…

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Multi-Line Padded Text With Background and Line Spacing

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I've been working on a project that called for some text to be wrapped on to multiple lines with a background behind it. We didn't know the precise number of lines the text would be as the client would be managing from a CMS. The fact that it was responsive al…

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I just quit my job

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Last Monday I quit my job. Well, me and Paul both quit our jobs and we're going full time at Cocoon. I'm scared and excited at the same time but mostly everything feels pretty surreal right now. It's great to finally be able to talk about it all. Oh shit, is…

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Gulp, AngularJS and html5Mode

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To make your AngularJS app feel a little nicer you've probably enabled html5Mode to remove the annoying hashbang from your URIs. However, this can present some issues when trying to test the site locally. And, unless you've been living under a rock for the pas…

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Stop ng-repeat auto-sorting your objects in AngularJS 1.3

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I was working on a project that called for an object to be used with ng-repeat. By default Angular orders this alphabetically but this wasn't what we wanted in the project at all. As it turns out there's no way to stop this in AngularJS 1.3 by default. However…