If your using a database-driven website (like a WordPress site) then you’ll probably be able to export the data as a CSV file (comma separated values). This allows you to open the file in Microsoft Excel however the data doesn’t always display in columns as expected. In this tutorial I will show you how to import a CSV file into … Continue reading »
Have you seen what happens when someone share’s a link to your website? Try it out and see which image and information Facebook chooses by default. If you’re lucky you may get what your after but chances are it’s picking any old image from the page and not the most appropriate content. Well it doesn’t have to be this way, … Continue reading »
In part one of my resizing images post (how to resize images on a PC) I discussed why it is so important to resize an image before uploading to a website. Basically its going to make it quicker for you and quicker for your users. This tutorial will show you how to resize an image on a Mac … Continue reading »
Reducing the size of an image is important for a number of reasons. If you are email photos to someone you may need to reduce the file size so that it be sent to their inbox. By reducing the photo dimensions and file size you will also speed up the time it takes to send/download the email.
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In this tutorials I’ll show you the basics of taking screenshots on a range of devices including computers and tablets/smartphones. I’ll also show you some extra little tricks for taking a screenshot of only the content you want captured.
How to take a screenshot on Windows PC computers
Take screenshot everyone on your monitor (or monitors for dual screens):
Here are simple CSS tips and tricks for styling your forms.
Here is a our basic form. I’ve used labels in the form not just for accessibility but also to allow styling with CSS. Here is our form markup. Check out Specifying keyboard type for web forms on mobile devices post for info on the using HTML5 mobile … Continue reading »
In a range of WordPress sites I’ve been working recently there has been the need to use page titles in a non-standard WordPress way. In this tutorial I will demonstrate some ways to use page and post titles outside of the loop, including a subtitle on a page and show the parent page title.
Standard WordPress Page Titles
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Who gets annoyed when they have to switch their mobile keyboard over to the number pad each time they have to enter a phone number in a web form? With some very simple HTML5 code I am going to show you have you can enhance someone’s user experience with your web forms so the right keyboard for the job shows … Continue reading »
Chances are if you have been using WordPress or Drupal for a while you have become familiar with the terminology and when to use what where. However if you have to switch from one to the other it can become somewhat confusing. You can still achieve generally the same outcomes but all the terminology has changed. And if you’re new … Continue reading »
I was reading a great tutorial last week about a variety of techniques that you can use for styling your website when printed. One of the best features I’d liked in How To Set Up A Print Style Sheet was getting it to display the full URL next to any link within the page. However, this tutorial got me thinking… … Continue reading »