LetsEncrypt SSL Certs are the Future

Historically SSL certificates have been a veritable dog’s breakfast of confusion, complication, and cost. Enter LetsEncrypt.  Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).  A group of world leading companies came together to solve the mess and a new, FREE, service was born […]

Automatically resize YouTube and Vimeo embedded videos.

I’ve come into this problem a few times while building out sites so I’ve built a quick function to automatically calculate and resize (height) videos on your blog/website.  This is especially helpful on a site chalk full of videos like craiggoodwill.com.  Without further ado: function resize_video() { // this function is helpful when using a […]

Use jQuery to Automatically Size your Footer Height

I was working on a project lately and came across a problem that I couldn’t find a solution for online, so I made on myself. I needed to change the height of the footer to equal the remainder of the space between the bottom of the page and the bottom of the window. Most of […]