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Offering web development and design tutorials, articles and resources for web masters.

Aug 10 2017

Firefox Popup not resizing

After a recent update, Firefox has decided that some popups will not be allocated the right amount of space to display content, and not allow for resizing, Great!

Most notable for this is the Autotrader website. But with a bit of hunting, this can be changed in three easy steps:

Aug 03 2017

Web Developer Toolbar Broken / Empty / not showing [Fixed]

For those who have the Web Developer tool bar installed, and have had some problems with it disappearing suddenly, then here’s a quick fix.

This normally happens due to an update or Browser crash - the solution is simple, but not terribly obvious when scouring the Tool Menus.

Aug 02 2017

Display Wordpress content from Outside Wordpress

Ever wanted to call Wordpress functions from outside the Wordpress installation?, no plugin required, just a few lines of code.

Aug 01 2017

No more Netscape for 2008

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What a shame, after Feb 2008, the Browser that was once the most popular, will no longer be supported. Some blame AOL for the lack of support after the buy out in ‘98. Others blame Microsoft’s unfair competition by shipping IE with their OS.

Whatever the reason, AOL has finally decided to ‘pull the plug’

Jul 28 2017

Stirrdup - Simple, Fast and better than Digg

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Better than Digg? Well in some ways YES, we love the passive voting system, which although not unique to Stirrdup is a breath of fresh air over the Digg offering, which promotes Digg Circles.

Jul 17 2017

Firefox 3 looks doomed before release

Mozilla boffins have identified many flaws with the Beta 1 of Firefox 3.0 yet have been told only to fix 20% of them before release.

Jul 02 2017

Stunning new Photo tool to fix bad images

Photo Fix Tool

Digital photographers could soon be able to erase unwanted elements in photos by using tools that scan for similar images in online libraries.

Research teams have developed an algorithm that uses sites like Flickr to help discover light sources, camera position and composition in a photo.