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AJ LaPorte Recent Posts

The "Unofficial" HubSpot Developer Extension for Google Chrome

The HubSpot Developer Extension for Chrome/Chromium adds useful shortcuts to commonly used HubSpot Query Parameters, and tools for making HubSpot Development easier and more enjoyable. In this post, we'll breakdown the plugin and its features.

INBOUND 2018: A Developer's First Journey to INBOUND

WSOL's AJ LaPorte shares about his first trip to HubSpot's INBOUND conferene and shares his view as a developer.

HubSpot Templates: the Good, the ¯\_(ツ)_/¯, and the Complicated

We look at the various aspects to consider when creating HubSpot templates for blogs, emails, and website pages.

In Beta: HubSpot's Related Posts Tag Explained and Extended

When reading blog posts often times you will see suggestions for other blogs that are available to read after the article. Thanks to HubSpot we now have a tag called related_blog_posts that allows us to create this type of section without having to worry about writing conditionals.

Chicago HUG Recap: Tips for Building Fast Pages Quickly

We recap the recent developer-focused Chicago HubSpot User Group meet up in the western Chicago suburbs.

Improve Your Google Page Speed by Optimizing Your Images

PageSpeed Insights is popular among companies when gauging the performance of their site for users. Let's look at improving your score with image optimization.

HubSpot's New (In Beta) Design Manager Explained

We explore the new HubSpot Design Manager and share our thoughts about the beta and its features.

Four Alternatives to Google's Enterprise Site Search for HubSpot

On April 1st, 2018, Google's putting an end to the Enterprise Version of Google Site Search. So, what does this mean for HubSpot customers currently using this?

HubSpot vs Pardot: Which is Best for Your Business?

There is a wide range of Marketing Automation Platforms out on the market today. Today, we are going to look at two of the top platforms; HubSpot and Pardot.

What is HubSpot's HubDB  and What can it do?

If you are using HubSpot Professional or Enterprise, don't overlook one of the greatest features available to HubSpot users with the Website Add-on: HubDB

Passing the Episerver Certification: Tips from Episerver Certified Developers

WSOL is proud to have Episerver Certified Developers on our team and we've asked some of them to share their tips for those looking also pass the Episerver Certific

3 Ways HubSpot’s HubDB Database Can Bring Value to Your Website

We look at how HubSpot's HubDB database functionality can be used to add simplicity and reusability to a website's data.

Supercharge Your Website’s Functionality With Custom HubSpot Modules

We look at the value that website owners and online marketers can get from creating custom modules in HubSpot.

Gmail and Inbox By Gmail Now Support Embedded Styles and Media Queries

You're not dreaming; you read that correctly. We look at what this update to Gmail's functionality means for designers who utilize responsive design in email.

Is Growth-Driven Design the Best Approach for a Website Project?

We look at HubSpot's approach to Growth-Driven Design and discuss when it is and isn't the best approach for redesigning websites.