Julien Melissas

Julien Melissas

I'm a Web Developer, Foodie, and Music Lover/Maker living in Asheville, NC. Sometimes I blog. I make websites at Craftpeak & JM Labs.


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WordCamp Asheville Ipsum

Posted on July 25th, 2015.

WordCamp Asheville is going great. Here's some general terms that are being tossed around.

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Leaflet JS/Mapbox JS Screencast

Posted on June 30th, 2015.

Learn about some map stuff. I know I haven’t posted in a while, cause I’ve been really busy learning Ember JS! That said, I totally forgot to post this when I put it up and figured I probably should because people are actually watching it. I co-gave a talk on Leaflet.js/Mapbox.js for the WNC Web […]

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Grado Cartridge

Posted on April 26th, 2015.

I got a new Cartridge for the turntable.

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Slides from WordCamp Atlanta 2015

Posted on March 30th, 2015.

I spoke at WordCamp Atlanta 2015 on the Sage starter theme. Here are the slides.

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Animated “x” icon for the Bootstrap navbar-toggle

Posted on March 3rd, 2015.

There are lots of posts online about that trendy (and awesome) transition from the hamburger icon (when the menu is collapsed) to that “x” (when the mobile menu has been expanded). I'm going to show you how to do it in Bootstrap.

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Goals for 2015

Posted on January 1st, 2015.

Hey there! I know I don’t blog enough (see below), and that’s sad. However, I did think it would be nice to quickly write up a post with some quick goals for 2015 for my own reference, and maybe to inspire some others! I’d like to be able to come back next year and see how […]

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Simple Bootstrap Shortcodes Plugin

Posted on November 22nd, 2014.

For any of you Roots developers out there, or really anyone who has a WordPress theme that uses Bootstrap 3, this little plugin that I created might be helpful.

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Slides from WordCamp Raleigh 2014

Posted on November 8th, 2014.

Hope you enjoyed the presentation at #wcraleigh. I covered the Roots starter theme in a talk titled "Roots: The starter theme that will make you a better developer".

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Setting the alt attribute from an ACF image object

Posted on August 24th, 2014.

You want to make sure your site always has an alt attribute for every single IMG tag for usability reasons, right? Yes. The answer to that question is yes. This is how to get one with ACF, without having to fill in the alt field for every single media object.

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No Gutter Column Trick for Bootstrap

Posted on August 7th, 2014.

Recently I had a need to have a default grid in Bootstrap, but also on the homepage I needed to have 4 boxes that butted right up against each other. I came up with a handy .no-gutters class, which has some pretty basic CSS, that you apply to your .row tag holding your columns. Regular […]