Archive for the ‘Programming’ Category

Adding line breaks within a string in PHP

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

This is something that has been on my “unsure” list for a long time. Partly because I haven’t really done my research on it and because, well, I just don’t require this very often. Finally, today I had a situation come up when I needed to ensure that the notes I am adding into the […]

Monarch Plugin Custom Shortcode for WordPress

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

I am a web designer so naturally I do not follow standard website layouts… I love the Monarch social sharing plugin for WordPress, but I needed a way to add the inline sharing buttons to a custom sidebar that I’ve made.¬†I searched high and low to find a way to do this using their settings […]

Instant JavaScript Tab Menu Revealing DIVs Tutorial

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

This is a quick tutorial or a note on how to make your tabs content display instantly on-click, rather than have to reload the page and send them to a new page. This is really simple and not formatted but illustrates the concept, plus I just wrote it up for one of my friends so […]

Facebook Dev Tips List

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

These are some handy queries you will need when building Facebook Apps. As I work on Facebook stuff building out FanPageEngine tool and building various Facebook Apps, I spend hours figuring this stuff out so I don’t want it to vanish after I use it. Bookmark this page. I will be adding more and more […]

YouTube (and other) Video Placeholder Image On-Click Swap Tutorial

Monday, September 19th, 2011

I’ve received a good question or a tutorial request from one of my readers Andrew, he asked that I do a tutorial on how to make the video placeholder image hide on click and get replaced with the video itself. This is what this tutorial is going to be about. The first thing you will […]

Simple Login App for Iphone Tutorial

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

I just wanted to make some notes on this new project for mine while I work on it. I am trying to build an iPhone App for my bookkeeping website This would be my first iPhone app, so some stuff may take a while to figure out. So far I got the login part […]

Sourcecode planking

Monday, July 11th, 2011

It’s never been done before, no geek has gone this far as to plank within the source code. Beat that my geekstas! After seeing David plank in his video I was curious what that was all about. I mean I’ve heard of planking before but never really cared enough to find out more about it […]

Facebook page alignment and removing the scroll bars

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

If you’ve read the previous post I did,¬†Tutorial on how to add HTML to facebook, you probably know now how to get your custom HTML into a facebook page. Once you do, you might see a slight problem, your page may be miss-aligned and may have scroll bars. This happens if your images or DIVs […]

jQuery Time Zone Sensing Live Broadcast Countdown Mechanism

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Having a countdown to a live webinar or some sort of event sounds like a simple idea. There are plenty of jQuery countdown examples on the Internet you can find but what I found out is that not one talks about how to adjust that countdown to the visitor’s time zone. If we are having […]

Getting Posts By Tag or Category in WordPress

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Usually when I need to get posts by tag or category in WordPress to use in a featured posts slideshow or some sidebar list, I have been going through a lot of steps to pull those posts. I found an easier way of doing it and so wanted to document it here. This example is […]