036: Rapidfire #7

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Another RAPIDFIRE episode of ShopTalk! No guests, no #hotdrama, no news, just all steaming hot question on answer action. We talk about (roughly in order):

  • (2:07) How can you minify CSS when you use WordPress? WordPress needs a special block of comments at the top of the CSS file for the theme to work.
  • (6:18) What do we need ems for? What is the payoff?
  • (15:20) How we can create equal height div with only css?
  • (22:42) What internet security software do we use for Mac?
  • (26:46) Is there a way to style individual letters of a string with just CSS?
  • (29:54) How do you integrate GitHub into a real web publishing workflow?
  • (39:13) A client wants to hide page titles in WordPress. Isn’t that bad SEO?
  • (40:32) Understanding the purpose behind data-* attributes in HTML5.
  • (47:44) Are frameworks just not for me, or am I missing the point?


  • (20:30) Converge FL – A conference for web people who like to make the web a little happier and friendlier. Tallahassee, Florida on October 4-5, 2012.
  • (36:48) Environments for Humans – Conference for web folks. InControl Conference is coming up in Honolulu, Hawaii this December 2-4, 2012. Use coupon code SHOPTALK for $100 off.