Tag: Compass

Using Grunt to Speed Up & Standardize your WordPress Theme Development

Workflow continues to be an integral part of your overall speed in development. Automating tasks where applicable can have an amazing net effect on your timelines, so finding effective ways to speed up monotonous, repetitive tasks can be a huge time saver. Integrating Grunt with your WordPress theming can do big things for your process.

Posted: March 10, 2013

OOCSS + SASS = The best way to CSS

OOCSS + SASS = The best way to CSS by Ian Storm Taylor. I’ve been thinking about this very topic a ton lately. I love writing Sass, and OOCSS does in fact ring a bell with me, but there are little nuances here and there that bring up cons for each. One that I’ve been […]

Posted: October 17, 2012

#334 Compass & CSS Sprites – RailsCasts

#334 Compass & CSS Sprites – RailsCasts. RailsCasts has a fantastic look at how much Compass can help you with spriting. Spriting is tedious but accomplishing the same goal with Compass makes it laughably easy. There is an implementation syntax you’ll need to get used to, but as I use Compass more it gets so […]

Posted: June 06, 2012


SASS vs. LESS | CSS-Tricks. I’m also often asked “which is better?” when it comes to LESS and Sass. I started working with Sass roughly a year ago as I was a holdout for some time. At first I simply assumed (like many) that it only worked with Ruby on Rails projects. I was quickly […]

Posted: May 17, 2012

Improving Your Process: Segmenting your Sass as a Method of Optimization

I’ve become a true fan of Sass, and a lot has to do with Compass. More than that, though, I’ve got a new approach to the way I’ve been structuring my Sass as a method of writing more efficient, targeted styles that are more adaptable and easier to maintain.

Posted: January 16, 2012

An Ode to Sass: Where it Fits and How it Doesn’t (for Me)

I’ve spent the past three or four months neck deep in Sass and I’ve finally come to some conclusions worth speaking about. Sass can potentially save you tons of time, but it can also have an equally adverse affect if you don’t respect the workhorse that it is.

Posted: July 11, 2011