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Why we use Bootstrap at Reaktiv Studios

At Reaktiv Studios we don’t always get to choose what kind of CSS we use in our projects. But when we do, we often turn to Bootstrap. We’ve found it to be predictable, modular, well documented and easily shareable across the team. You may already have an opinion on Bootstrap, but it also might have… Continue Reading >

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Why we recommend Gutenberg for (some) clients

I read an article recently where the author told his clients that he will not support anything related to Gutenberg. He recommended they install the Classic Editor plugin so they can keep support up after WP 5.0 is released. This was pretty shocking to me, especially since we are recommending Gutenberg for (some of) our… Continue Reading >

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WordCamp Orange County 2018: Chris Ford on Project Management Systems

For the past year or so, I’ve been working on refining the project management system here at Reaktiv Studios. I recently spoke about how we’re developing our process at the Dungeons and Dragons-themed WordCamp Orange County. Continue Reading >

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Gutenberg Prediction: The Gutenlook

If you’ll indulge me for a moment, I have a prediction about the future of Gutenberg and WordPress. A year from now, all blogs will have what I’m calling “The Gutenlook.” Website owners will want the clean, easy-to-read design that Gutenberg provides, and we’ll all slowly start to adopt The Gutenlook until it eventually takes over… Continue Reading >

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Jump start WordPress projects with WP CLI Scaffolding

As a developer, I find I do a lot of the same things on a regular basis. I may set up a new plugin, start a new theme, add a specific feature to a theme or plugin, set up tests, or other repetitive tasks. These tasks usually share a similar starting point, even if the… Continue Reading >

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Meet the Reaktiv Studios Team: Jay Hoffmann

Hello all, I’m Jay Hoffmann, Lead Developer at Reaktiv hailing from just outside NYC. I joined Reaktiv in January of 2017 and have been hacking away with this incredible team ever since. Before coming to Reaktiv, I’d always worked for pretty large companies: first at Sesame Street and later at Penguin Random House. What drew… Continue Reading >

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Meet the Reaktiv Studios Team: Faison Zutavern

Hello there, I’m Faison Zutavern. I joined Reaktiv Studios in April of 2017 as a Senior Developer. At that time, I lived in Wisconsin, but quickly moved south to Missouri where there are a lot more mountains and a lot less winter. Continue Reading >

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