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Rebuilding my website: 2020

Posted 25th November 2020

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It’s been seven years since I last re-designed my personal website. Here is a look at the technologies that I used to build my new website.

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Remove “\"” from img tags in SilverStripe

Posted 12th March 2014

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A remedy for removing the erroneous inclusion of “\"” in img tags in SilverStripe.

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Responsive images made easy

Posted 17th January 2014

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In this era of ‘Responsive Web Design’ where websites need to function well on smartphones and tablets as well as desktop computers, finding a solution for a website’s images can be tricky.

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Display WordPress stories and images on a non-WordPress web page

Posted 20th June 2013

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Step-by-step instructions for including WordPress blog content on non-WordPress static web pages. This method is ideal for advertising ‘latest stories’ on a static website where the article headline, excerpt, date and thumbnail image are to be displayed.

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Getting started with Responsive Web Design

Posted 9th April 2012

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This article provides new users with ten easy-to-follow steps for designing a website on Responsive Web Design principles from scratch. RWD may look complicated, but this article will make it easy for you.

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Create a clickable corner ribbon for your website

Posted 22nd January 2012

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Using CSS and simple HTML, easily create a promotional “ribbon” in the corner of your website that will link to another page.

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Safely add any font to your website using CSS

Posted 10th January 2012

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Using @font-face in CSS3, you can easily add any font to your website and be certain that all of your users will see your custom font.

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Use PHP to insert an automatic “last modified” date into web pages

Posted 30th October 2011

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Use PHP to generate a “Last modified” date into your static web pages that automatically updates when the page does, so you don’t need to worry about it.

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Conditional Comments in CSS for Internet Explorer

Posted 25th September 2011

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Using conditional comments within cascading style sheets to target specific versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer.

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Valid HTML meta tags for Facebook link thumbnails

Posted 21st July 2011

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How to use Facebook’s Open Graph meta tags in your website and still write valid XHTML 1.0 markup.

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