Category: Tutorials

Tutorial: Clearing the Textarea value onFocus

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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 you go to type in that same textarea you have to first remove the message before you start typing yours which I find very frustratings.

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Tutorial: Display your Google Feedburner count on your Website

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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

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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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