We have many clients who want photo galleries and for one particular site, I thought the carousel would work. I wanted to put the carousel into the header but couldn’t find ANY documentation other than using the short code [jj-ngg-jquery-carousel html_id=”about-jcarousel” gallery=”2″ visible=”6″ scroll=”1″ auto=”1″]. That shortcode didn’t work in the header php. FINALLLY I… [Read More]
As we were working on tranfering an old, out-of-date website into wordpress, we felt the burning need to have a computer-generated (instead of hand-configured) sitemap of the old version. We found that beginning with Dreamweaver CS4 the automatic site-mapper was “disabled” – but not gone. Quickly, we googled and found plenty on making quick and… [Read More]
I have spent the last several days learning Zen Cart and implementing/upgrading the zen cart for a client. It wasn’t easy, but I’m almost complete. The hardest part was finding how to update the database “patch” as it said. I had to re-upload the zc_install folder, then run http://www.myclient.com/zen/zc_install/index.php and go step by step like… [Read More]
Last week I spent an entire day trying to work out how to get MAMP and wordpress to talk to each other so I could start designing wordpress websites and blogs directly on dreamweaver cs5. Today – at long last – I found a combination of two videos that did the trick. First, the MAMP… [Read More]
A friend passed this on to me and I couldn’t resist posting it here. It’s by Doug Savage of Savage Chickens. Gotta love it … and if you do, you can order a mug. My personal favorite: Hands-Free Mode! Or on a really bad day I might need to use the Built-in GPS.
I recently had a client who asked for some business cards using Avery Template 8371. Although the images showed up fine on my Windows 2008 for Mac saved as a .docx file, when saved as a .doc file for the clients pc version of word, the images changed to black boxes. “Humph!” I said scratching… [Read More]
As a website designer, I am often asked what are the best methods for better search engine optimization. There are a few simple steps anyone can take to improve their website performance: clean coding, using proper tags, clean coding, keywords, and did I mention clean coding? The following video says it all – and is… [Read More]