This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Monthly Archives: June 2006

Technology Cheat Sheets

By |June 30th, 2006|

Quick reference guides from TechCheatSheets.com on topics such as:
ajax apache asp color css dotnet firefox google htaccess html javascript linux mod_rewrite mysql networking php postgresql prototype python quicksilver rails regex ruby scriptaculous security subversion symfony thunderbird vbscript vim webapp windows wordpress
Get them from TechCheatSheets.com

Best Online Storage Sites

By |June 26th, 2006|

Which storage services are the best? PC World says:

Of the 17 services we tried, our favorite backup service is IBackup, while the GoDaddy Online File Folder is our pick of the storage sites. And for sharing files, we like the free 4shared.com service.

Full reviews at PCWorld.com – Store It on the Web

Mozilla Firefox Cheat Sheet

By |June 23rd, 2006|

Get a Mozilla Firefox Cheat Sheet, compliments of Leslie Franke.

Impact of Ranking #1 on Google

By |June 22nd, 2006|

A recent post by Chris Smith mentions the difference between being in first and being in second on Google for a keyword. In his case, the difference in traffic was as much as 60%!
I can tell you that our site receives approximately 30k of visits on average per day from Google, just from keyword searches […]

How to Get a High Conversion Rates

By |June 21st, 2006|

This is an interesting case study. The best tips for “keep it simple, make it clear” landing pages included:

Large typeface and short copy
Above the fold for 800×600 resolution design
“Big chunky button”

More at: MarketingSherpa

WordPress and SEO

By |June 21st, 2006|

Lots of great tips, applicable to all web sites:
There is a big bunch of resources on optimizing your blog for search engines. I have tried to collect the best tips and plugins in this article.
More at WordPress and SEO | The undersigned

Creating Landing Pages with WordPress

By |June 21st, 2006|

A how-to on using WordPress to create microsites:
Landing sites are well known from the eCommerce world – ever experience you searched google for »cheap colgate toothpaste« and found an online reseller, and the site you landed on from google was exactly about colgate toothpaste? What if we grabbed the google search string from the visitor, […]

Fixed or Liquid?

By |June 21st, 2006|

Is it best to have a fixed width web site, or one that dynamically resizes? This just in:
Rothman argues that since screen resolutions have stopped growing for the most part, fixed is the way to go.
Read full article at Monkey Bites

Best Web Applications

By |June 11th, 2006|

Here are the web applications I use the most:

D3 ‘Kinkless’ GTD System — Getting Things Done Wiki — the lifeblood of my daily task management (www.dcubed.ca)
Gmail — Email
Google Notebook — Save/manage links and other content in a Wiki-like format
Google Analytics — Web site stats
Bloglines — RSS Reader
WordPress — Blog site software
Zoho Writer — Server side […]

Firefox Extensions

By |June 10th, 2006|

Here are the Firefox Extensions I’ve found to be most useful:

ColorZilla — Advanced Eyedropper, ColorPicker, Page Zoomer and other colorful goodies (www.iosart.com/firefox/colorzilla/)
Session Saver — magically restore your last browser sessions pages (adblock.ethereal.net/alchemy.cgi/SessionSaver)
IE Tab — Open IE only pages in embedded IE (adblock.ethereal.net/alchemy.cgi/SessionSaver)
Livelines — Add RSS feeds to Bloglines or Sage with the RSS icon on […]