Keshet

My best challenge for this compendium of Jewish LGBT resources was the highly-classified equality guide geo search. The “I’m looking for” menu (enhanced with Chosen) allows geo searches for specific taxonomy terms and also some pre-defined combinations of terms. The separate, extra-important affiliation selector combines with this choice. Whew! There were lots of other features…

YBCA:You Mobile and Small Screen Friendly Launch

Vernal Creative has updated the YBCA:You arts experience sharing site to enhance the experience on small screens. From my perspective this was mostly about making sure the jQuery-powered features worked well. The full size site uses some modals, which don’t work well on small screens, so I reworked those to be a sort of pseudo-modal…

Namati – Innovations in Legal Empowerment

This is my first BuddyPress site, made once again in cahoots with vernal creative and free range studios. The social functions let member organizations share ideas and tools, while non-member visitors may browse the organization directory, tools, publications, blog, news, and more. The interface sports a couple of varieties of jQuery sliders, data tables, custom…

Global Citizen Year Rebuild with Isotope Fun

This great program for kids to spend a year abroad between high school and college was ready for a rebuild of their prior site to simplify management and of course add some new candy at the same time. I got the go-ahead to play with the great Isotope jQuery plugin. Try out the filters on…

Portfolio 21 Investments Launched

This is the first investment site I’ve worked on, and it required some real learning for me and my partner at Vernal Creative. When money, investment, and regulation enter the picture, a new level of rigor and attention to detail are required. This only improved the end result. I did the front end (jQuery) and…

Fair Trade Towns USA

This is one of my larger projects: a nation-wide site for communities that promote fair trade practices. My part of the project demanded a lot from WordPress and Geo Mashup – here are a few standouts: Many custom content types: towns, organizers, retailers, community organizations, and more. Front end forms for users to create content…