Category Archive for "Websites"

Farmison & Co wins award for Best Company Website

A long term client of mine Farmison & Co have won the award for Best Company Website in the Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards.

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Get your latest Tweet using the JSON timeline

There are a few ways in which I have seen to get the latets Tweet from Twitter to display on a site. The easiest solution I have found uses the JSON timeline of Tweets. In the example below, I have

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HTML5 – some nice experiments…

I stumbled across some nice little experiments in HTML5. Clever little examples that all feel very fluid and very much unlike the HTML we all know and ‘love’. Have a little play and enjoy here: hakim.se/experiments

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Konami Code – Sites that use the Konami Code

What is A Konami Code? The Konami Code (or Konami Command) is essentially a cheat code that cropped up on a lot of Konami’s games. It was first used in the mid 80’s on a game called Gradius which was

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jGrowl – jQuery alerts and message box

jGrowl is a nifty little jQuery library that creates unobtrusive messages in the browser. It works in a similar way to Growl on Mac OS X. It enables you to create great looking notifications from your website without it getting

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jQuery clear focus function

I had a problem on a site whereby the forms were designed so that the labels were essentially inside the text inputs. I found this looked nicer as it was less all over the place and the information of what

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jQuery scroll to top animation (scrollTo plugin)

It’s the little things on sites that often make you want to return. I am a massive fan of sites that feel light and free. Where when you click on things, it does things you don’t always expect or aren’t

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PNG fix for IE6

For a long time I have been bothered by the fact that to getting a nice transparent effect on PNGs working in IE6 doesn’t work. It leaves a nasty grey background to the image where in Firefox you would see

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Creating iPhone icons for your website

We have all seen favicons grow in use so much in the last few years. Even animated favicons are being used more and more. But while using my iPhone today, I noticed that you can save a bookmark of a

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FPDF – Creating PDF files using PHP

What is FPDF? I came across thsi little gem while searching for a PHP class that allowed me to create PDFs on the fly using PHP. Basically, FPDF is a PHP class which generates PDF files using PHP. It is

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