Type Terms

If you’re new to typography or looking to brush up on the terminology, this animated cheat sheet is an enjoyable way to do it – https://www.supremo.tv/typeterms/  

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Iconic actors in their most memorable roles

The great thing about Instagram, it’s not limited to photos, there’s amazing artists on there too. One of my favourite accounts is drawings of iconic actors in their most memorable roles.

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HTML Symbols, Entities and ASCII Character Codes

They’re one thing I always forget and quickly turn to Google for help. It happened again today and was pleasantly surprised when I came across htmlarrows.com. It’s a beautifully built resource for all your HTML symbols, entities and ASCII character codes. That’s what …

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The worst-designed thing you’ve never noticed

Roman Mars is obsessed with flags — and after you watch this talk, you might be, too. These ubiquitous symbols of civic pride are often designed, well, pretty terribly. But they don’t have to be. In this surprising and hilarious …

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Remove p tags from Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7 has a range of constants which allows you to control the behaviour of a form. One of these constants is to automatically insert p tags. I’ve found this isn’t always ideal, so they can be removed by adding the line …

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Jeremy Keith – Enhance!

Jeremy Keith talks Progressive Enhancement at beyond tellerrand.

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Create a “Sliding Reveal” Effect with HTML & CSS

I worked on a tattoo removal website recently that required a vertical scrolling effect where the user could scroll and depending on whether they’re scrolling up or down, the tattoo would reveal or hide itself. Turns out, it was a fairly …

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Photo Friday – Borough Markets

Located in Southwark, Central London, the Borough Market is the perfect spot to visit for anyone interested in food. Filled with open-air stalls, traders offer a mix of international and local produce, making it one of the countries most renowned …

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Front End Submission with Gravity Forms

I recently had to build a site which accepted applications for a medical grant. The three major requirements were: Create a form to accept applications. Store the data so each submission is a new post within WordPress. Grab each post and display …

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Photo Friday – Antwerp Tunnels

The St. Anna Tunnel is a pedestrian and bicycle tunnel under the Scheldt in the Belgian city of Antwerp . The construction of the St. Anna Tunnel began in 1931 and the tunnel was in 1933 opened. This 572 meter …

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CodePen – Credit Card Form

CodePen is the ultimate front-end playground, it has an amazing collection of work on show. I thought I would contribute by building a new look credit card processing form. At this stage, I’ve just completed the HTML and CSS, but it …

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Solution for a 500 Internal Server Error

One of the more common errors which may appear on your WordPress website is a 500 Internal Server Error. If you encounter one, follow the steps below to get your website back online. Corrupt .htaccess File A corrupt .htaccess file is …

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Integrating PayPal with Contact Form 7

For this to work, you will need to be using WordPress, have the plugin Contact Form 7 installed and own a PayPal account. If you don’t, a few tutorials to get you started: Install WordPress Install Contact Form 7 Create a …

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Hide WordPress Admin Bar

Normally I don’t mind the WordPress admin bar. It’s a handy little tool to have, especially when building a site for a client who isn’t familiar with WordPress. For my own site though? Not needed, so I got ride of …

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