Category: Web Design

Create a Checklist Plugin for TinyMCE

Create a Checklist Plugin for TinyMCE

The TinyMCE editor is a very useful and easy to implement add-on to your web app. For the most part it is free to use and develop with and is licensed with the LGPL license, but some plugins for different editor functions are only available under their Premium Features offering. If you think the premium …

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Installing Google Firestore for PHP

Installing Google Firestore for PHP

Using the NoSQL database Firestore with PHP means you need to install a few tools to make it work. The alternative is to use the JavaScript option but when the Firestore access is put into the more secure mode then the backend option with PHP may be needed. The Google docs point to installing the …

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Doc5 Beta Now in Testing

Doc5 Beta Now in Testing

After many years I have got a version of Doc5 up and available to use. It’s a vastly different wiki app than the previous version and most of the changes have been made in the last 9 months. The last version released for download was a different name and appeared before my son was born. …

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All the Web2.0 You Can Handle

All the Web2.0 You Can Handle

Read/Write Web has a list of . . . lists. All containing information about Web2.0 sites springing up like daisies around the internet. What’s a Web2.0 site you ask? It’s one of those good-looking, fancy acting websites you’ve probably seen around. The developer of these sites use more acronyms than before, like AJAX, JSON, etc …

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Why Aren’t You Using FireBug?

Why Aren’t You Using FireBug?

I’ve been using the Firefox browser addon called FireBug for a while now and am amazed at how helpful it is. If you’re a web developer, and especially if you use JavaScript and AJAX methods, you should be using it. For example, while developing I like to add in timers to PHP based pages to …

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Securing Apache

Securing Apache

Twenty ways to make sure that the 10 year old script kiddie down the street does not mess with your Apache Web Server. Peter Freitag – 20 ways to Secure your Apache Configuration

The Big Book of CSS Tabs and Navigation

The Big Book of CSS Tabs and Navigation

Well OK it’s not a book but have a look at Vitaly Friedman’s CSS Showcase for a whole lot of CSS navigation examples and how to do it right. Personally I’m a fan of the the usability compliant Mozilla entry and Veerle’s for sheer beauty.