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Customizing WordPress RSS Feed- What Posts Display

Customizing WordPress RSS Feed- What Posts Display

The guys over at Katz, have created a perfect tutorial for creating your own RSS feed template for your theme. This will allow you to dig directly into your RSS code (for this custom file), and customize it as you please! You can customize which posts show up in your RSS, by putting a WordPress […]

WordPress Plugin Settings: Contact Form 7

WordPress Plugin Settings: Contact Form 7

NOTE: This plugin is still being updated, but we currently recommend using Ninja Forms for our WordPress website contact form plugin. I’ve used Contact Form 7 on a number of websites. I dislike the default settings for the contact form because I like to realize when emails I get are from my website. (Also email […]

Websites in a Flash CSS Reset v1

Websites in a Flash CSS Reset v1

As one does more and more work with CSS, you start to create a CSS Reset that work well for you and your workflow. There is some important code that I always recommend having on any website, so it’s more of “CSS Starter Code” that a “CSS Reset”. I’ll probably update this more in the […]

PHP Mail Fail on Windows IIS Server

Over the years I’ve transferred a number (too many) PHP websites to Windows servers running PHP (or have had to install PHP apps on a windows server, etc.). One of the biggest problems I always run into when using PHP on a Windows IIS Server is that the PHP Mail Function doesn’t work. The solution […]

Development Temporary Image Placeholder

Development Temporary Image Placeholder

I found this great website that helps you instantly create temporary image placeholders for your development websites. Here’s the default example of the temporary image: I create this image by making the image source (src=) “http://dummyimage.com/480×108”. The website automatically creates the temporary image with the number. Just looking at their home page, I found that […]

Firefox Adding and Removing Scrollbar (CSS Fix)

In Firefox, if the webpage you are viewing is not taller than your screen (and doesn’t need a scrollbar), Firefox will completely remove the scroll bar from your screen. This adds 20px of more space to your view space. Unfortunately, if your website is centered, this will actually move your webpage 10px to the left […]

WordPress: Redirect Blog to First Post

I just created a simple WordPress installation. It was only going to be short pages and a simple shopping cart, but at the last minute, they decided to add a blog. Since the area for text was so small, we decided to only have one post for every page. As it would only act as […]

SQL – Delete Similar or Identical Records

Deleting similar or identical records in SQL is a lifesaver. I found Brian Cryer’s “SQL How To…” about deleting similar or identical records in SQL. It’s got a lot of information, including the code for MS-Access SQL. Here’s a quick explanation of what the following code does: It searches MyTable for and deletes all rows […]

XO Hosting Review

I’ve been fortunate to work with John Klein and some of the ladies over at KMP Advertising to help them create their new website. They created a beautiful website that I was proud to develop for them. I built the website with a simple php include template and basic htaccess rewrite for the client pages. […]