There are a lot of WordPress plugins that will put a Popular Posts widget in your blog’s sidebar. But, they all return different results. Here’s how to create a sidebar widget that will feature the posts you want to highlight.
A lot of people are curious about HTML5 but few really understand what it’s about and many have misconceptions about it. Here are 15 frequently asked questions about HTML5 with my short answers.
I had the pleasure once again of working with Matt Hill of MacGroup USA to create a WordPress blog for one of their clients, the Sekonic Company, a premier manufacturer of photographic light meters. The Sekonic Blog uses a custom child theme derived from the Twentyten WordPress theme and incorporates Featured Images and customized excerpts to give post authors more control of what appears on the blog’s front page. The site also uses advanced CSS3 properties to create rounded corners, drop shadows and transition effects
A demo showing how to build a Notepad widget using new HTML5 features: content editable, and webstorage. The Notepad provides the ability to keep a list of private notes associated with a webpage.
Repairing and rebuilding Profoto-USA’s blog on photographic lighting techniques and equipment. This was a fun job as I got to learn how to replace Wordpress 2 theme technology with WP 3.0 functions and features.
For my client Kate Nasser’s website, I made a number of changes to add more features & content, reduce clutter and improve search engine optimization (SEO). This article shows how to use advanced tooltips to make suplimental information invisible until needed.
My client wanted to have their authors’ photos appear with their published articles. In this article, I describe how I wrote a Wordpress filter – my first – to prepend an image to the content on the home and single post pages.
Thinking of starting a Website to publish your thoughts or promote your business? While you can create “a site in just minutes – No HTML necessary!”, knowing the basics of the Web’s markup language and how it provides information to search robots about your site, influencing your site’s ranking, will give you an edge in building your online business.
Google announced their plan to introduce the Google Chrome OS into the market for PC operating systems. Essentially, it’s a Web OS that intelligently integrates on-line and local resources to provide a slick interface for managing all the content consumption, creation and sharing we routinely do. Larry Aronson examines some of the possible consequences.
A simple method to include a category of posts on any page using a custom field and a php include file.
DigitalHHR – I just completed this Wordpress blog for the Intellectual Property department of a major law firm. It features an integrated BBs, an event manager, feature-rich videos, a Flash-powered header, customized navigation menu and special lawyer profile pages.
New hosting tools are eliminating most of the system administration work I used to do for clients. A short review of Fantastico De Luxe and cPanel.