Please, please, please use child themes, or, why you should always use a child theme

I know this has been said many times before but after last week’s Grisaille update, sadly, I’m still getting emails like this:

Hi there,

I just wanted to let you know that your latest theme update will take me HOURS to fix!

As we say here in Quebec, pas l’fun.

So for those of you who aren’t aware, always use a child theme when doing any kind of style modification to your themes. It will avoid everyone having to deal with this unpleasant and frustrating situation.
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Responsive Design tip: Resize your mobile viewport on reflow

Update: I am no longer using this method but rather have reverted back to the original meta tag which is now working great.

<meta id="view" name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />

Removing the users option to zoom probably wasn’t the best solution but served the purpose at the time.

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This little bit of information arrived into my inbox this morning via a friend and it got me so excited I had to share it.

You know how when you rotation your iPhone or iPad from portrait to landscape your site doesn’t resize properly? Yeah, that annoying thing.
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