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Basic 1-Column Layout

On January 6, 2009, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , with No Comments

Most websites have a similar structure consisting of a header, content, and footer. The header is located at the top of the page and contains the title of the site, along with perhaps a logo, tagline, and some other branding. The header is usually consistent from page to page. The…

WordPress Search & Replace

On January 2, 2009, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , , with No Comments

As a follow-up to the MySQL Search & Replace post, if you are using WordPress and need to make site wide changes there is a WordPress Search & Replace Plugin available.

MySQL Search & Replace

On January 1, 2009, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , , with 1 Comment

It seems like every six months or so I need to do some site-wide replacing (not often enough to commit this tip to memory it seems). If the site was built as flat HTML pages, I’ll use the find/replace feature in whatever editor I am using at the time. These…

Beware of “Easy” WordPress Upgrades

On December 31, 2008, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , with No Comments

I use WordPress for this blog and for several other blogs and podcasts (coupled with PodPress, it is my podcast solution of choice). The platform is great, but I have had quite a time these last few hours of 2008 upgrading to the latest version—WordPress 2.7.

1-800-GOOG-411

On November 30, 2008, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , , with No Comments

Google does it again! Not only do they dominate the search engine market, but now they have set their sights on the seemingly traditional 411 information services. Telecoms beware! Their voice-activated system connects you to the desired business and can even send a text message with the details or map if…