How to build a custom Google map for your website

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Google Maps has emerged as an enormously helpful tool for users and a powerful tool for designers and developers. Adding a dynamic map to your website is super simple with the embeddable , unfortunately this leaves us with limited control over aesthetics and functionality.

Adding an interactive map with a more bespoke feel can mean digging through Google's gargantuan JavaScript API for hours. Fortunately, we found a quicker way to deal with it. So we've made a short tutorial to help you get a customised Google map up on your site in minutes.

We've also built a lightweight WordPress plugin to help you sort it out even faster.

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WordPress 101: How to set up WordPress

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WordPress has seen a huge growth in popularity in recent years, and now roughly 19% of all websites are running on it. With this increase in popularity, the demand for tailor-made WordPress themes has skyrocketed. We've made a quick tutorial on how to get started building custom WordPress themes.

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How to be a great front-end web developer

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How to be a great web developer

As we kick off a new year, most of us make resolutions... and some of us even stick to them! Here are 10 ways to be a better front-end developer in 2014. This is a helpful guide for designers and developers alike. The list is partly wise advice based on previous experience, and partly a new year's resolution.

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