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.



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

Disabling WordPress comment flood prevention

On disabling comment flood prevention.

Custom jQuery build with Grunt

Since the jquery npm package explanation is kind of rough and doesn't include instructions for building a custom 1.x version, here's a short list of steps.

WP 3.6 jquery console error

Somehow this version of WordPress got released with the source map file missing and thus a clean install will generate a console error in the latest Chrome, Firefox, Opera… like OMG, right? Let’s explore some ways to fix it.

Brainstorm: Custom html tags

If adding custom tag names is so easily done and a widely accepted cross-browser method, why stop at html5 tags?

On MAMP and MySQL table case sensitivity

Sharing a solution to a MySQL setup problem when switching from WAMP to MAMP.

When your Google Analytics are not your Google Analytics

If your Google Analytics (GA) tracking code is used by someone else on another domain, their data will appear on your GA dashboard... It took me a while to figure out what was going on the first time this happened to me so here's the story and solution.

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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 in the Netherlands and Thailand. More on his personal profile: