046: RAPIDFIRE #12

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This is a classic RAPIDFIRE episode. No guests, no drama, no news, just straight question on answer action. We talk about (roughly in order):



Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert in silly sunglasses and a sign that says Shawp Tawlkk Shough DOT COM

Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert

This episode is with just Chris & Dave, ShopTalk Show's hosts. Chris is the co-founder of CodePen and creator of CSS-Tricks, and Dave is lead developer at Paravel.

Time Jump Links

  • What is the best way to host videos behind a pay wall? Chris uses WordPress with Restrict Content Pro (with PayPal) and Vimeo Pro to host the video.
  • Can there be cross-browser problems with PHP?
  • Tips for designers working with developers.
  • Do target="_blank" links affect SEO or UX? When should we use them?
  • Is it better to base breakpoints after known device sizes or the design itself?
  • How the text fade out effect on was done.
  • How is it possible icon fonts show up in Firefox but not Chrome?
  • Why does Prototype still exist?
  • Plug for Color My Sass by Richard Bray.
  • What is the correct semantics for testimonial quote with source? (Not <cite>, apparently)