If you are using XAMPP for development on a CMS or Blogging platform such as Wordpress you will probably want to enable clean URLS with XAMPP mod_rewrite. If you found this post, chances are that you know what you are looking for. But, for those of you who don't know what clean URLS are, imagine your site as www.yoursite.com/page.php?page=19838302 versus … [Read more...] about XAMPP mod_rewrite | Enable Clean URLS
The most important component of designing a website is Search Engine Optimization, and the Genesis Framework for Wordpress does it well. Where most themes are hacked together with sloppy code, Genesis is run on smart design architecture and state of the art code. The attention to detail that is put into the design of the framework results in a faster site that is more visible … [Read more...] about Genesis Framework for WordPress by StudioPress Review
Sometimes, I like to download websites from a users perspective when performing SEO, making performance improvements and for a number of other reasons when working on websites. I love Linux for this task and wget does this really well. All websites are not created equally and there are number of ways to use wget. Here is a very quick, clean way to accomplish this task: First … [Read more...] about How to Download a Website with wget
As I was designing a site the other day, I realized that the way I have been tracking my code is something I should share. Most of the projects I work on involve some sort of conversion to Wordpress or other CMS system. Anyone who has ever developed a custom Wordpress template from novel HTML, CSS, etc... knows how easy it is to run into bugs when it comes to running live … [Read more...] about How to Control HTML Code to Reduce Bugs
QUESTION How Do I Generate a QR Code For My Current Page? ANSWER This is a pretty simple solution using Google's charts API and some PHP. I uploaded a sample file which you can download by "right-click" and "save-as": qr-code-current-page.zip 1.) You first need to determine your current page. 2.) Second, you need to implement Google's chart api for QR codes. 3.) Write both … [Read more...] about How Do I Generate a QR Code For My Current Page in PHP?