This last week I started a challenge to myself that I’ve wanted to do for quite some time. The challenge is to do something, anything creative every single day. I’ve gotten to a point in my work where I find myself using the same ol’ tactics. Basic styles, very boxy layouts and slight gradients. I…Read More
WordPress gained great functionality by adding custom post types and one great feature of custom post types is that it can share the same categories as regular posts. However while you can view an archive of posts by category you can’t do so with a custom post type without using an ugly URL.Read More
Today Google announced Google+, their latest attempt to jump on the social bandwagon. Although Google was very careful not to use the word “social” on either their announcement or the Google+ landing page, instead they prefer the term “real-life sharing”. So will Google+ and +1 have any affect on SEO? You bet your ass it will.…Read More
Often I find myself needing to add a lot of extra styling to one or two pages in WordPress but I don’t want to bloat my theme’s style.css with lots of extra code.
WordPress can be a powerful content management system but if you have multiple users often some can end up with permissions that you really wish they didn’t have. There are plenty of plugins that will let you customize user permissions but it’s not that hard to do ourselves by removing certain links from the admin menu for those specific user roles.Read More
One of the reason HTC’s phones are so popular right now is their slick interface. The most iconic part of their interface is their clock and weather widget and with the help of some CSS3 we can recreate the whole thing.Read More
One of the challenges of being a web developer is that sometimes you need to cram handfuls of content on a page like a manatee into a tube top without cluttering things up. Of course Google is the king of simple and effective interfaces and they made a perfect way to show and hide long video descriptions under each YouTube video.Read More