Site 24 x 7 – Tools for server testing is a great resource for free server testing tools from a web interface. Extremely helpful set of tools when your trying to find out ways to improve the speed and performance of a site. It also is helpful to use these tools on other more popular… Continue reading Free Server Testing Tools
It’s always nice to have an easy and quick command to compress a directory, remove the git info as well as the .DS_Store files. zip -r9 directory_name.zip directory_name -x *.git* *.DS_Store*
I don’t really use Twitter for much, but I know several clients over the last couple of years who do. And over that time I’ve learned a lot about what makes an effective Tweet. To help those who want to really see growth in their Twitter accounts here are 5 tips to help you Tweet… Continue reading Top 5 Twitter Tweet Post Tips; Twitter Tweeting Optimization
Spiders and Bots are always scanning through your site and indexing the information as best they can. But how do you test your crawlability, to make sure the information you’re providing is indexed properly? Enter SpiderTest and SEOBook.com’s Spider Test Tool. Both crawl your site, but each reports back a separate set of info to… Continue reading Checking Your Crawlability; Helping The GoogleBot Crawl Your Site
A lot of times when creating a webpage you’d like to be able to open an app from a link on that page. Luckily there is a way for app developers to add support for custom URL schemas, which means you can launch an app from a link on a web-page. To do that, you… Continue reading iOS URL to App Schemes
When writing code to dynamically create background colours and text colours, there is always the potential those two colours will not look appropriate together, and will either render the text illegible or create oscillating text. Enter Split Brain .org‘s Color Contrast Checker It’s a very helpful script, to prevent some illegible dynamic text colors from… Continue reading PHP, Dynamically Checking Colors for Legibility Contrast
WordPress 3.4 introduced the Theme Customizer API. An excellent way to include customization options into a theme build. These features are not well documented on the WordPress.org Codex site, but there are several pages online that dig a bit deeper into the options and inner working of the Theme Customizer API. External References: https://codex.wordpress.org/Theme_Customization_API http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/theme-development/digging-into-the-theme-customizer-components/… Continue reading Wordpess 3.4+, Using Theme Customizer
By visiting http://yourblog.com/wp-admin/options.php (Where yourblog.com is your blog’s url), you can access additional settings and options for fine-tuning your blog. It’s literally called the ‘All Settings’ page, which is a great place to change default settings you normally would have to hack around or download a plugin for.