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PNG Image fix for IE6

If you tend to put a lot of PNG images on your websites like I do, then you will know how much of a pain IE6 is! IE6 can display PNG images but it doesn’t play to well with transparent ones, in fact, the transparency won’t work at all! To get around this I have been using the following css hack to display a GIF image in IE6…

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Tutorial: Image hover/fade effect using jQuery

I recently came across this cool about us page and instantly fell in love with the hover over effect they used on the images. Well anyways, I tought myself how to do this same effect and now I’m going to show you guys how to do it! It’s very easy to do but very effective! Here is another cool site that has also used a similar effect and I’m sure you will agree it really makes the page stand out!

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Collection of 1280×800 Wallpapers

If you own a 13″ MacBook like me, then you will know the resolution for the screen differs from that of 90% of PC Laptops, and therefore, the most common of Desktop wallpapers come in 1024 by 768 format. Here is a compilation of some of my favourite 1280 by 800 wallpapers I have collected along the way! I haven’t been able to put a source or author on any of these because I have downloaded them over a long period of time so if one of the wallpapers listed is your creation, then comment me and I will add it on for you! :) Anyways, here is the collection….

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Help get rid of IE6

Where to start with IE6! Well for a web designer, its the devil! Literally! It’s been a nightmare for many years now. The browser is so out of date its unreal, and its Microsoft’s responsibility to do something about it. They have now had long enough, and now its our duty to give them a push!

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Tutorial: Display your Google Feedburner count on your Website

Following on from my tutorial that shows you how to display your latest Tweet on your website, I will now show you how to show of your Feedburner subscribers count in plain text on your website. Feedburner does already give you the option to display your count on your site using their ‘chicklets’ but these are widget like icons that aren’t particularly customizable and for my site, they did not look right!

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Tutorial: Display your Latest Tweet on your Website

You will have noticed that I display my latest Tweet in the header of my website (look up). Until recently I have been using the Twitter for WordPress plug-in, but I was experiencing problems and 9/10 times my page loaded I would get the error message instead on my Tweet! This became increasingly frustrating, as my site would get featured on someone else’s blog and the screenshot would contain this error message.

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