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Google Partner

Now an Official Google Partner

May 26, 2022

For anyone who runs digital ad campaigns for their business, you know just how important it is to find a reliable company that you can trust. While there are many companies claiming to be experts, it’s important to choose a partner who has been officially verified by Google as an industry expert. That is why…

Show embedded page analytics using the Google Analtyics API and Google Charts API

March 7, 2012

My first article published on Developer Drive shows how to use the Google Analytics API with the Google Charts API to display page-specific analytics right in each page.

Create a clean URL for your custom post type’s category archives

July 21, 2011

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.

Add CSS or Javascript to WordPress head for specific pages

June 15, 2011

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.

With a simple PHP switch I can add additional CSS, Javascript or other items to the page head.

Fade out surrounding content for attention

June 2, 2011

Transparency can be a handy tool. Why not use it to fade out content that the user isn’t focusing on?

Customize the WordPress admin menu based on user roles

May 25, 2011

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.

HTC Clock

Recreating the HTC clock widget with CSS3 and Javascript

May 16, 2011

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.

YouTube show more button

May 12, 2011

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.