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RAPIDFIRE #57! !pew! !pew! 15 minutes on Favicon issues - need we say more? Ok how about versioning a major website rewrite? Developing an idea for a talk? Arguments about AMP? Front end devs feeling like back end devs? WordPress and WooCommerce issues? !pew! !pew!



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.

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  • 2:46 What is the impact on performance when including all favicons? What is current best practice?
  • 17:23 I have a question on website versioning, say you have v1 of a site under source control and want to rewrite that site. Would you create a new repo for the rewrite or somehow tag the current as v1 and add the files for v2?
  • 22:30 I would love to speak to people but am having a hard time figuring out what would be a good topic to pitch; I’m afraid I am just re-interpreting previous ideas/talks.
  • 32:00 Is there a plugin or a setting to load images before the WooCommerce JS plugin?
  • 37:55 What are your feelings about AMP pages? Do you think AMP pages will have “staying power”?
  • 48:36 I was hired as a front end dev but based on the amount of php I’m writing these days, I’m starting to feel like a back end dev. What’s the line between front end dev and back end dev?
  • 54:05 Do you think tacking on additional items to the WordPress post object is a good idea or a bad idea?