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So 10 years ago good old Microsoft released a browser that would dominate/plague the Internet for the next 10 years. Its name … IE6, released 2001, now 10 years later in 2011 it is time to say good bye. That’s why the website ie6countdown.com has been build. Its sole purpose… to rid developers of the […]

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Joomla! content management system (cms) is free to download and use, hence its popularity. I first started using Joomla! when one of my clients stated that they wanted to be able to update it regularly with text and pictures but didn’t know any HTML or CSS. I have to admit that it took me a […]

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A few months ago I wrote about how annoyed I got when I broke a WordPress drop down menu and my lack of JavaScript and PHP knowledge let me down. Well I’ve finally started a course which should help me understand JavaScript a lot better and maybe even help me make some of my own […]

One of the most difficult parts of being a web designer is trying to get clients to add content and when they get around to that, its trying to put the text and images on the right page. Some times it is quite straight forwards, home page, about us, service and contact address. Home page […]

Adding a pdf to Joomla! CMS is just like adding an image to the Joomla! Media Manager and adding a url link to that in the Article Manager instead of a web page. I’ve made a pdf of instructions for one of my clients who wanted to have a number of pdf’s on their site. […]

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Get a simple snow effect for you Joomla! website. This is an quick and easy way to add a bit of Christmas to your Joomla! website. Go to yootheme downloads and download Yoo Holiday. Install on your site by going to Extensions – Install/uninstall. Click browse to find your Yoo Holiday download then install to […]

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JoomlArt is celebrating halloween by having a flying pumpkin on their site and it isn’t Flash! so i like it lol. if you hover over it a bubble appears and it says if you want it on your site check out their blog tomorrow. Have a look. It reminds me of the Google bouncing balls […]

You’ve spent your time and money getting yourself or your business a website, now what do you do? Well you could be like some clients who sit back, don’t add any new text or pictures and just use it as a reference, with not much reliance on search engines. Or you take the other approach […]

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One thing i have learnt from clients about domain names is they either try get their company name, something recognisable and similar to their business name or they go fully for the search engines because they have read somewhere that this will get you on the front page of Google. If you do choose a […]