Sometimes your web application generates, on the fly, downloadable files with really horrible file names.
You can use the html5 download attribute as a remedy !
Just like this :
<!-- will download as "expenses.pdf" -->
If you’re a smartphone user, you might get sensible to websites making phone numbers directly usable by the phone on the webpage.
it’s quite simple to code a phone sensitive link. Use this :
<a href="tel:1-555-555-555">call me directly</a>
Some phones or...
Nowadays, if you want to get in touch with the world, you’ve got to think about the people who don’t speak your native language.
In Yii there is a simple mechanism to integrate translation. While it’s a quite a long topic I will try to make it short and basic.
Each time you have to work on a new project based on WordPress, and working locally on your machine with Wamp or Mamp. You surely go to through the following steps :
Download the last WordPress Archive
Create a folder in your webserver webroot
And unzip the Archive in the newly created...
Here goes a quickie to get started with Yii.
Yii is a PHP framework. I won’t go into the very details here, but just be aware that using a framework will help you develop light speed any app that would have taken ages to do without it.
I walked through many of them, Zend,...
Do ou know SVN ?
I assume here that you know what is version control and what is its main goals. First of, version control allows you to have access to several versions of your sources.
Sometimes, when developping, you want to change some logic in your program, just to try out, but you...
We are not machines ! We are human !
That is the moto a the humanstxt.org !! The idea is simple: To know who is behind the website you visit. Who are those guys that crafted this superb registration form ? Who made this excellent illustration ? Who thought about this...
I’m going here to avoid Google WebFonts and talk more about the fonts that you buy and that are more and more provided with a “webfont” package.
The package is generally a directory containing several files. Even though all major browsers support Webfonts they all don’t...
When dealing with WordPress it often happen that you end up using one of the fabulous themes the exist in large amounts and for all tastes.
It is a quest on itself and it is time consuming to check the features, once you think you’ve found a candidate.
Anyway ! Let’s say...
To do that you will need two files:
1. .htaccess (abviously)
The .htaccess file will ensure that no one sees the content of the directory unless the good login/password (contained in .htpasswd) has been entered.
The content of the .htpasswd will look like...
There goes a little practical hint on how to control how the webcrawlers (robots, spiders) out there see your web site. Might be useful in your html header section.
The content="robots-terms" is a comma separated list used in the Robots META Tag that may contain one or more of the following...