Gravity Forms Notifications Using the Twilio Add-on

Instant Lead Notifications: When I built a website on Bootstrap earlier this year, we were using to Zapier to notify the client of leads and submissions. When you’re a hosting company branded around being fast, you want to be punctual getting back to the prospects. To keep my overhead low, I was on the free … Continued

Setting up Call Tracking and Recording with Twilio

• go to twimlbin.com • click create a new twimlbin • under the xml encoding tag type:    – <Response> (capital letter needed)    – under that insert: <Dial record=”true”>555-555-5555(# to forward to)</Dial>    – close: </Response> • any invalid twiml will show in red tags • grab your twimlbin url and copy • go … Continued

Finding Your Crazy Egg API Keys

If you try to use Optimizely and CrazyEgg together, you will hit the same roadblock I did. The problem is that my A/B test pages look different, but CrazyEgg only takes a snapshot of one of them. So one of the pages goes un-measured. I was reading this article from Optimizely on how to Integrate Optimizely with CrazyEgg. … Continued

SVG Animation Workflow

Copy straight from Illustrator into Atom (text editor). Use your text editor to clean up and arrange before dropping it into a Codepen. Tips: If Illustrator’s shapes aren’t copying into raw text, go to Edit > Preferences > File Handling and Clipboard and make sure On Copy Include SVG code is checked Clean up underscores … Continued

How We Use Slack

Slack Channels Priorities Campaigns(be sure to say “if” you’re running campaigns) Leads Data – tests and analytics Site Tuts Setup Inviting new team members Assign new owner Create New Channel Creating API integrations Delete/Archive channel   Slack is a powerful communication channel for us to use. It takes all of our favorite apps– ties into their … Continued

Project Blueprint: SnapFast1.1 Landing Page

Git clone BootStage, and remove .git, run: cd sites && git clone https://github.com/masoninthesis/bootstrap-stage.git SnapFast1.1 && cd SnapFast1.1 && rm -rf .git Open it in Finder, run: open . Drag, drop it into Github app, make an initial commit, and publish the new repo calling it SnapFast1.1 Pull it up in Finder, then drag drop it into Atom … Continued

Working on Phase1 Bootstrap Site

Open project in command line gulp watch open github open github project in finder open github project in Atom Make customizations and updates to styling/html. When you’re done don’t forget to: Close gulp watch process Commit changes to Github

Project Blueprint: SnapFast.com Landing Page

Discovery: Jackalope Media Create Hand Drawn Mockups Create mockup Getting to know BS4Themes_v1.1 Getting to know BS4Themes_v1.2 LearningAboutDeployments_v2.1 BootStage: Setting Up A Bootstrap-4 Official Theme For Deployment   Next time, you should do step 7 before customizing anything in the theme. The only reason I started customizing first was because I didn’t know there was going to be … Continued