Articles about programming

How to install Google Fonts on your website

By Tim Priebe | March 28, 2018

Years ago, we were limited to just a handful of fonts on the web. There were only a dozen or so that all computers typically had in common. Thankfully, web fonts have come a long way. One of the more popular options now for putting fonts on your website is Google Fonts.

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Making WordPress page headings different from the menu items

By Tim Priebe | May 17, 2010

Just a quick WordPress tip this time for theme developers, or people who just want to customize a WordPress theme they’ve purchased. Sometimes there are reasons to make a menu item slightly different from the title of the actual page. Perhaps your menu space is limited, but you have plenty of room in the content…

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Tip for IE6 fixes in Dreamweaver

By Tim Priebe | November 27, 2009

If you’re a Dreamweaver user and you try to make sure your sites work in Internet Explorer 6, this tip is for you. When using Dreamweaver templates, one of the things that Dreamweaver does well is automatically correct paths for you. This is extremely helpful, because you don’t have to worry about what directory you’re…

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Display the top level category in WordPress

By Tim Priebe | July 16, 2009

The is just a quick WordPress code snippet for those WordPress programmers or code dabblers out there. Recently we needed a page in WordPress to display the top parent page title rather than the current page’s title as the heading on the page. Here’s the code we used to accomplish that: <? $currPost = $post;…

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My Favorite Web Development Tools

By Guest Blogger | October 14, 2008

There are several tools that I don’t think I could do web development without. They give me the power to find out valuable information about the pages I’m viewing. They even let me edit the HTML and CSS directly, without having to refresh the browser window! I can debug JavaScript, test the page with different…

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Open Source Web Design

By Guest Blogger | August 25, 2008

I have always wondered what open source tools are out there for web design just in case I decide to boycott Adobe or Adobe goes bankrupt or something. It turns out there are some pretty good options for web design. None of them are quite as good as Fireworks or Dreamweaver, but they do get…

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