I work a great deal with WordPress. It seems to be a pretty standard open-source software package for building websites these days. Besides the ease of use and flexibility aspects of WordPress, it continues to be remarkably stable and has a huge user base. However, one of the more difficult things about WordPress (And by… Read more Install WordPress Theme Builder (from an existing website)
Talking today about the plugin HostAdmin. This small but very useful program somehow manages a virtual instance of your host file. What does that mean for you?? With the click of a button you can switch from your development server to your live server (or any number of other servers). No more closing the browser… Read more Life Saver Plugin for FireFox…
I trying out new plugins for firefox. I came across Tweetlight and thought is was worth mentioning.
I just found the program that has changed my life forever. Well, that may be an overstatement, but this one is GREAT. It’s called WinDirStat (short for Windows Directory Statistics) and it does an amazing job of showing how big individual files on your computer are. So, you’re wondering why you are running out of… Read more Directory Stats–Greatest Program EVER!
I love WordPress. It’s easy to install, easy to use, and sort-of easy to modify the code base. One of the great plugins available for wordpress is ALO EasyMail Newsletter. It is an email address storage database that allows you collect email addresses, categorize them, and send HTML formatted bulk emails to any/all categories in… Read more ALO Easymail – Insert single address (Solved)
I have to say, when I learned Coldfusion (CF) I was just starting out in dynamic data. Just a “Green Newb”. So from the standpoint of a novice, it was a great language to learn on. CF taught me, in an easy to learn fashion, some of the fundamentals of displaying dynamic content on the web.
When we consider that we need color settings for the fonts, the header graphics, any logos, links, visited links, text headers, and other detail design elements, we need more than just one or two colors to choose from. The last thing we want is a monochrome looking layout (at least by accident). And the other last thing we want are hideous colors that completely clash with each other and make visitors feel uneasy about being there.
Moodle is a classroom on the web. Essentially it is designed for organizations or individuals who want to teach, offer courses, test their students, offer grading, allow for student interaction, and much more. This is a complete out-of-the-box solution for any educational or testing Endeavour.
Do I really need a database for my website? In most cases the answer is YES. I can think of only a few websites that don’t use database these days. Many have more than one. And it’s not uncommon to have 5 or 10 or more all running at the same time on the same… Read more Why have a database? Isn’t HTML enough?
So I set out making an awesome looking site for this client only to find out that their REAL goal is to increase profits by making online sales, NOT having a flashy design. Having a great looking site and having a search engine friendly “selling machine” are two very different things.