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5:40 - Banners and popups
- When that popup is updated, it should show again. Maybe use a hash of the content? Or length? Something that resets itself every time the content is updated.
- Private client-side-only PWAs are hard
14:35 - Good styling
- What happens if they add an image?
- Do they have access to the branded fonts and colors in their WYSIWYG?
- Can you revoke 100px red Times New Roman?
18:32 - Page alerts
- Yellow, green, red
- Alerts on existing pages
21:08 - New pages
- Is there a good template for new pages?
- Can they easily set the slug?
- Can they add it to the nav?
23:52 - Google’s “Hours of Operation”
- Is that easy to change?
- Meta tags: https://schema.org/OpeningHoursSpecification
25:43 - Other
- Own your audience!
- Email newsletter ready to rock
- Online pickup? Basic scheduling software
- Live streaming - have a YouTube account ready to go, even if empty
34:38 - Deployment
- Detail how to deploy everything
- It might have been years and the CSS will only compile on Node 6 and Gulp 3
- Do any caches need clearing?
- Does the CSS need to be cache busted?
- Wes: Used projectors are cheap and can be a great deal