5 Awesome Website Boilerplates To Get Your Project Started

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If you are a freelance Web Developer, then chances are you know how crucial it is to get your projects done on time. And most likely, you have more than one project going on at once. This is common for most of us I think, so I decided to put together a helpful list of […]

10 Essential Tips For A Healthy Freelance Lifestyle

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Have you ever wondered how you could excel in your freelance career? How you could take your home business to the next level? I have a few tips for you guys that are looking for just that. These simple efforts may seem difficult at first but with a little practice they should become routine and […]

Countdown To A Future Date With A jQuery Countdown Timer

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I’ve created a new jQuery Plugin that counts down to a specific date in the future. It has a cool animation that scrolls the numbers down instead of just changing the time without an animation. The plugin is pretty easy to use it accepts a few basic options that should give you most of the […]

Ways To Become A Better Freelance Web Developer

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Many people that are just getting into Freelance Web Development I notice do not know exactly where to start. I would say this is normal, however, I have a few tips for the newbies out there to get you started. Below I will share with you some things that I have learned in the time […]

WordPress Custom Post Types The Easy Way

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Sometimes WordPress doesn’t do exactly what we want it to do. We all know that WordPress is a Blogging Platform but some of you may not know that it can be so much more. WordPress includes many API’s and Hooks to allow us to extend and supplement its already extensive functionality. What I’m going to […]

Hide Form Input Values On Focus With jQuery

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This is a simple and light weight JavaScript snippet using jQuery to hide any text input’s value when you give that field focus and then replace the value if it has not been changed when you click off of it. I wrote this today because I was being lazy when a client asked if they […]

Super Useful Need To Know Git Commands

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Below is a large list of some useful commands for Git Version Control. You may not use them all in the same day, but you will most likely use them at least once and very often more than that. Git makes your life simple. Learn the commands. “Git is a free & open source, distributed […]

More Than One H1 Tag On A Single Web Page

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With the introduction of HTML5 comes some new concepts that weren’t previously available in HTML 4. If you aren’t designing your new websites with HTML5 currently, I think you should start, and this is one of the reasons why. With the new specs, you are now allowed to have as many H1 header tags on […]

My New Zodiac Sign Is Effecting My whole Life

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Outrage or Acceptance? Today I found out that my birth date has been ripped from its Zodiac Sign and assigned to a new one. Formerly, I was a Gemini – which of course I must admit fit my personality pretty well. However, I am now a Taurus, which I haven’t come to accept yet. I’m […]

Problems with console.log(), jQuery, and Firebug in Firefox

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Today, I’m just going to let you all in on a secret that I found out, hopefully it will save some of you some time and headaches. The other day I was working on a website and I was having some problems with the way my JavaScript was working. It was acting like I forgot […]

The Adventurous 500

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What is The Adventurous 500? I would like to help introduce The Adventurous 500. TA500 is a fresh new idea from Ryan Park that is similar to Jason Sadler’s iwearyourshirt.com. The difference is that this is only in Colorado, and not only is Ryan willing to wear your t-shirt…but, he does crazy things – limited […]

PHP Pagination with Search Functionality

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Overview Not long ago I was working on a website that needed pagination (like most things I build) so I came up with this code. It is easy to use and can be set up and running in a matter of minutes. You tell it what table to pull from, what to pull from it […]

WordPress Theme Logo Plugin

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Tada I would like to introduce you to my first WordPress plugin. I had a problem I had to solve with a client blog system. They have multiple websites but each site would need a specific logo and they asked that they could change the logo them selves. So, me not knowing how to make […]

Restricting Site Access with Kohana Auth Module

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Overview Have you ever needed to block off access to any of your pages… Like the administration panel of a website? Today I’m going to show you the simple code to do this. We are going to need to enable a module but that’s really easy. What do we need? First of all, ask yourself […]

What is a Controller

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Intro Welcome to day 2 of Learning how to use Kohana. Today I’m going to show you what a controller is and how to use a controller. If you haven’t installed Kohana then you may view my first tutorial Starting Kohana Development. This will teach how how to install it, and once you have done […]