I’m working on a new layout and hit a snag with Android. I’m using a CSS sprite and equal height columns to set the background on an element. I need the two edges of the box to show the background and the box needs to be flexible in width and this seemed to be the [...]
I was just checking the analytics for the latest site — NHP Licensing Solutions — when Google switched me over to the new Google Analytics interface. I clicked on every link like a good techie and was pretty impressed by all of the new functionality and the sleek interface but [...]
It’s been a while since I’ve had to build a new site and it was my first opportunity to work with Kohana v3 in a production setting. Here’s the final site for NHP Licensing Solutions – who are a specialist provider of licensing and consultancy services to the Natural [...]
I’ve been a fan of liquid layouts from the early days of web design and always compromised my designs to incorporate them. After all, why have all that screen estate and not use it? With the consumerization of IT and the influx of smartphones and tablets we have some additional problems to deal with in [...]
Kohana is a small PHP MVC framework that is incredibly powerful, yet lightweight. I see it more like PHP+ than some of the other PHP frameworks.
The purpose of an MVC framework is to abstract the high-level programming language into more of an application-level programming language. The framework provides a number of [...]
WordPress is great blogging platform but I can never get it to do what I want ‘out-of-the-box’. It always seems to take a lot of customization, plugins and widgets to get it right — I don’t have the time. This is the benefit of using PageLines Platform Pro framework. A large proportion of [...]
I had an interesting Internet diversion the other day that resulted in me finding some ideas for a small design project. How about building a flip counter?
It started off as a requirement, honest. Every month I want to report on the position of my sites on Google for particular search terms. I want to [...]