So Yoast’s Google Analytics for WordPress plugin has a somewhat annoying “bug”, or oversight rather , where it rewrites relative link URLS to full URLs, including anchors. For example, <a href="#anchor"> becomes <a href="http://planetjon.ca/blah/#anchor">. There is more information about this on the wordpress forums.… Read the rest
In WordPress, when you make a page or post you give it a title and a url (slug). If you decide to change the url later, WordPress has this convenient feature of remembering the old one and redirecting to the new url so that your links aren’t broken.… Read the rest
Can I come to your house and tell you what to do?
This seems to trend every few months on Facebook, people copying and pasting some copyright message in their statuses. Unfortunately, this status will offer absolutely no legal protection for content that you post.… Read the rest
BlackBerry 10 is Going to Have the Best Web Browser of Any Mobile Platform — Tech Vibes
I’m not even a classic Blackberry fan and I’m starting to get pretty excited about BlackBerry. And so should you. Read the full article @ Tech Vibes
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Black Friday sales – ooo shiny things! So I may not be resistant to mass-marketed consumer events, but I think that I made out like bandit. Lets see how I did.
First up, some books to expand my knowledge: Ruby On Rails Tutorial [2nd edition], and HTML5 Applications.… Read the rest
This has been circulating the internet and I’d like to share.
A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls.… Read the rest
While googling Larry Ullman’s book on the Yii framework recently, I found that it wasn’t prominent in the search results, so lets boost its SEO! 😀 If you like developing with PHP, Yii is definitely worth a look.
The Yii Book is a good resource and example-filled manual covering the Yii Framework.… Read the rest
Well I’ve seen many “OMG did you know that Microsoft intends to shut down/start charging for MSN. Sign this petition to stop this” chain emails but incredibly enough, it’s no joke this time.
Microsoft intends to retire MSN Messenger in the first quarter of 2013, replacing it with Skype, acquired in 2011.… Read the rest
Touched a MS Surface!!
Satirical opening keynote – Why PHP could be the most important programming language in the world (@raganwald)
PHP gets things done!
PHP is the best
PHP is the worst
Innovation is like a lottery ticket
Important to note, quick gratification encourages curious minds
Avoiding the OWASP Top 10 security exploits (@mark_story)
Sanitize your inputs
Don’t filter, escape!… Read the rest