I am a human web developer from Montreal and the the technical lead for Global Voices. I am responsible for developing and maintaining our various sites, which mostly run on WordPress.
I've been building websites since 2003 and have spoken about web development and WordPress at events like WordCamp (San Francisco, NYC, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa) and ConFoo (Montreal).
Latest posts by Jer Clarke
We're launching some small but poignant design changes for Global Voices! In this post you can learn what they are as well as the thinking behind them.
A test post demonstrating various post styles and formats, used to ensure everything looks like it should.
This is a test post, please ignore it!
Zoom isn't perfect, but it's the best solution we have right now. Read about our reasoning behind keeping it as tool we use in our work.
We are launching version 0.2 of the Community Council! Learn how it's changed and apply or renew your membership now!
Embedding tweets can be confusing but I've created a video tutorial and updated the official Twitter guidelines in the WordPress Posting Guide to make sure it's clear!
This is a quick post to introduce a new feature being added to the GV WordPress sites: Post validation! Learn how the new system ensures consistent post settings.
On each page you'll find a brief summary of the issue, links to the full issue papers that dig into each issue, and the in-depth results from the accompanying poll.
TL;DR: If you update a published post the Facebook version will be out of date, so you need to use this Facebook Debugger tool to “re-scrape” your posts if any important changes are made. THE STORY: Facebook broke their plugin and I had to prove it to them An un-announced...
TL;DR: Amber will make sure that when we link to something on GV, it will be available for readers in the future via. Archive.org, even if the original URL stops working! Hi all, I am Jer, the Technical Lead for Global Voices. Today I want to tell you about our...