Maybe the last Windows XP Laptop in the World

With Microsoft going all Windows 7 and my inability to even upgrade to that platform, it gave me thought to consider my future options. For the past several years I […]

Posted by on 15 September 2010 | 10:45 pm

My Entry into the Elance Job Ranks

Most of my web development business has been construction related for the last few years. With the present economy most of the local avenues for new business was going nowhere […]

Posted by on 7 September 2010 | 2:45 pm

Firefox Add-on to Resize & Move Form Elements

If you do a lot of online form entry, then here is an indispensable Firefox add-on for resizing tiny input boxes so you can see everything you type.

Posted by on 22 August 2010 | 2:27 am

Jazzing Up Yoast’s Sociable WordPress Plugin to Spur More Sharing

Why are social bookmark icons so tiny? Dimmed? Let's jazz up the Yoast Sociable WordPress plugin, and make loud, in-your-face calls to action. Instructions and guidelines for swapping in larger-sized images sets and some CSS basics to induce readers to share more often.

Posted by on 18 March 2009 | 2:57 pm

How to remove inline Recent Comments style from WordPress

Have you found an inline style in your Html head section for WordPress's Recent Comments widget? Wonder where it came from? Do you want to know how to get rid of it? Learn how to write a WordPress filter to remove a filter.

Posted by on 15 March 2009 | 4:30 pm

Big Website List for Photoshop Tutorials, Tips and Tricks

In 2004, I published a website list for Photoshop tutorials, tips, and tricks. Some sites are still flourishing, some died, and I have added a few more -- complete with brief comments to help you find what you need.

Posted by on 11 March 2009 | 11:31 am

Solutions for Filtering the Noise on Twitter

Twitter overload? Having a problem filtering through all the noise on Twitter? Let's look at a couple of options to throttle back on the noise and get to the tweets that you really care about.

Posted by on 9 March 2009 | 12:54 pm

iconPot: Free icons for personal & commercial use

A new website devoted to sniffing out free icon packages to use for any web development project, personal or commercial. No backlinks or attribution required.

Posted by on 6 March 2009 | 9:17 am

Writing a WordPress Function: breadcrumbs()

Let's write a function for breadcrumbs that can be easily added to your Wordpress themes. Wordpress functions are preferable over the hundreds of plugins that are available -- to me anyway.

Posted by on 4 March 2009 | 11:00 am

Formatting Sample Code Snippets in WordPress

Displaying code snippets in Wordpress can be a chore. Fortunately there are several plugins to choose from. My plugin of choice is Scott Reilly's Preserve Code Formatting which prevents modification by WordPress and other plugins while retaining original whitespace and characters.

Posted by on 28 February 2009 | 12:34 pm