Archive for September, 2011

Don’t you find it annoying when your designer reports that the site is ‘jumping’ only for you to discover that the reason it’s jumping is that some pages are longer than others and your browser puts in the scrollbar? There’s a simple solution I found a year ago that is the solution to this problem: […]

Here’s how to turn off the number count on the Facebook like button. We’ll go from the image on the left to the image on the right in 5 minutes: Get your FB Like code Get the iframe version. Set width to 56 and all options off. Enclose your FB iframe in a div Let’s […]

Ever wondered how to make Microsoft Excel open UTF8 encoded CSVs properly? Me, too. The Problem Recently we had a problem with a client whereby their MySQL DB was UTF8, all controllers, models and views were UTF8, the Content-Transfer-Encoding was UTF8, but still Excel converted them to ISO Latin 1. The Solution The solution took me […]


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