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Serving WebP with fallback

Posted 5th November 2020

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Two methods to serve WebP images with a fallback for instances where a browser/OS combination doesn’t support it.

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PHP file_get_contents over HTTP or HTTPS

Posted 3rd November 2016

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A nifty PHP script which will detect whether a page is being served over HTTP or HTTPS and return the result as a string for use in PHP file_get_contents (or other) include functions.

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Adding search to SilverStripe

Posted 3rd January 2015

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Whilst it’s relatively easy to add a site search function to SilverStripe, quite a bit of tweaking is required to make it perform as it should. Here are some simple instructions.

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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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Use PHP to block Pinterest “pins” and still let your site validate

Posted 8th August 2012

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Prevent Pinterest users from “pinning” images on specific web pages or right across your website with this simple PHP include.

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Use PHP to ensure a page can only be accessed via a specific URL

Posted 3rd February 2012

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Use this handy PHP script to redirect visitors who access a web page via an external link or by typing the URL directly into their browser.

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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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Welcome to ‘code.adonline’

Posted 13th June 2011

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Adam Dimech launches a brand new coding and web development blog.

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