Tutorial: Clearing the Textarea value onFocus

Quick tip that will always come in handy when creating forms. More often then not you will see a textarea that initially has some text in, something like... 'Type your message here...'. On some websites, I have noticed that when...

/ December 9, 2009

How To: Get Chrome on your Mac with Extensions

Chrome officially rocks! right? I officially made the it my default web browser at work last week which is a big move for me as I have been a dedicated Firefoxian for several years. After Google added extension support to...

/ December 9, 2009

20 Great CSS Design Showcase Websites for Inspiration

We've all had days where our creativity becomes non-existant and are in desperate need of some inspiration to get us kick started again. Fortunately for us we have a huge variety of choice when it comes to web showcasing which...

/ December 8, 2009

How To: Move WordPress to a new Domain!

For about roughly a year now I have been considering moving away from selfconclusion.co.uk to either 1) a new funky domain name, or 2) blog.stugreenham.com and yesterday in a wild move I took the plunge! Luckily things all went smoothly...

/ November 27, 2009

Google Sync now supports Push Mail

Back in February I wrote a post about Google Sync and how you can sync your Google Calendar and Contacts to your iPhone wirelessly using the exchange feature on your iPhone. Well Google have now added support for push mail...

/ September 23, 2009

Tutorial: Display your Latest Tweet on your Website using SimplePie

Okay so if you read my blog you will know I have already posted a tutorial showing you how to add your latest tweet to your website. Well this is part 2, and in part 2 we look at how...

/ September 13, 2009

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...

/ August 27, 2009

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...

/ August 16, 2009

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...

/ August 15, 2009

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....

/ August 5, 2009