FooBox Update – Lightbox Animations, Integrations, and Bug Fixes

Lightbox animation effects plugin

We’ve just pushed an update to FooBox that brings it to v2.3.1.1. It’s now available as an automatic update for current license holders. This update includes some pretty cool new features. You can read the entire Changelog at the end of this post, but we’ll list some of the most interesting additions first. Opening and Closing Lightbox Animations Under the Look & Feel tab, you’ll see a new section named Opening/Closing Animations with these fancy new options. You can see examples of all the animations on the FooBox Demo Site, but here’s a quick GIF image to give you an idea. Bottomless … Read more…

Gems of Docs: Embed PDFs with FooBox Lightbox

Gems of Docs

Reliably embedding PDFs in a website is not as straight-forward as one might think. This is primarily because each browser handles PDFs differently. Some treat it only as a file, others as media, and Chrome even created its own unique PDF viewer. This means that users in every different browser will have a different experience with embedded PDFs. Enter PDF.js The good new is that the folks at Mozilla have been working on a really slick and responsive, cross-browser PDF embed tool. They just call it PDF.js. Here’s their demo of a PDF embedded into a page. Of course, no … Read more…

7 Reasons Why Slack Team Communication Strengthens Our Business

Slack - Be less busy

If you work on a remote team, much like we do at FooPlugins, or if you’re just starting to work from home, you’ve probably struggled with clear communication. As our business has grown, we’ve found that our team communications were becoming increasingly cluttered and hard to keep track of in our email inboxes. Often times, we just need to send a simple message to each other to update the others on the progress of some company task. We were doing this via email, Skype, and even texts. But Here’s the Problem Although certain progress needed to be communicated to one … Read more…