Striving for originality, usability, simplicity and style — Frique builds jQuery and WordPress plugins and themes that make life a little easier. Frique cares and writes about web and software usability, performance, development workflow and desire for perfection.



Lazy loading @font-face fonts

Quick tip on loading fonts a little later to prevent hidden text.

On usability and the MAS

The app’s design seems to break most accessibility rules and goes straight against the usually perfectionist Apple design approach towards the usability of both their software and hardware.


Ever seen the following or a similar sentence, usually on a government site? "You will need Adobe Reader to download this file."...

Hosting your own analytics.js

When reducing your HTTP requests for front-end optimization reasons, one will eventually stumble upon the Google Analytics (GA) snippet. The GA snippet triggers an asynchronous request to download the analytics.js file from Google servers from the moment the snippet is processed on your page. Because it is asynchronous (in the browsers that support this behavior) […]

flat.icns contribution

A contribution to the flat.icns github project

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Product support

Frique provides support for its premium products. If you own a license and seek help, check out the support page to either find your query already answered, or to submit a new issue.

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Behind the Brand

Berend is a front-end + WordPress web-developer based in the Netherlands and Thailand. More on his personal profile: