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Obscure XHTML Tags

Well, maybe not that obscure.. <pre> — Preformatted character data <em> — Renders as emphasized text <strong> — Renders as strong emphasized text <tt> — Renders font as teletype or monospace <dfn> — Defines a definition term <code> — Defines computer code text <samp> — Defines sample computer code <kbd> — Defines keyboard text <var> — Defines a variable <cite> — Defines a citation <strike> — XHTML Transitional only <del> — Indicates deleted text <ins> — Indicates inserted text <dl> — Defines a definition list <dt> — Defines a definition term <dd> — Defines a definition definition <abbr> — Defines […] Read more »

Robots Notes Plus

About the Robots Exclusion Standard 1: The robots exclusion standard or robots.txt protocol is a convention to prevent cooperating web spiders and other web robots from accessing all or part of a website. The information specifying the parts that should not be accessed is specified in a file called robots.txt in the top-level directory of the website. Notes on the robots.txt Rules: Rules of specificity apply, not inheritance. Always include a blank line between rules. Note also that not all robots obey the robots rules — even Google has been reported to ignore certain robots rules. Also, comments are allowed […] Read more »

Lightbox Notes

To add Lightbox functionality to any single image: Add rel=”lightbox” to the anchor tag. Add a title=”” attribute to the anchor tag. Add an alt=”” attribute to the image tag. To add Lightbox functionality to any series of images: Add rel=”lightbox[value]” to the anchor tag of each image. Add a title=”” attribute to the anchor tag of each image. Add an alt=”” attribute to the image tag of each image. Any set of pictures with the same rel=”lightbox[value]” will display with nav buttons. Read more »

JavaScript Notes Plus

Welcome to Perishable Press! This article covers a plethora of useful JavaScript tips and tricks. For more excellent JavaScript information, check out the JavaScript tag archive. If you like what you see, I encourage you to subscribe to Perishable Press for a periodic dose of online enlightenment ;) Nifty JavaScript Design Tricks Clickable divs Standard design practice dictates that the site logo or banner located at the top of the page links to the home page of the site. There are several methods for including such functionality into a design, including this JavaScript trick that transforms an entire element (e.g., any […] Read more »

WordPress Notes Plus

Welcome to Perishable Press! This article covers many different aspects of WordPress functionality, including customizing quicktags, deleting the cache, numbering comments & posts, changing password text, and displaying archive menus. Note that this article was written for previous versions (i.e., less than 2.0) of WordPress. Discrepancies may exist between the code presented in this post and that of more recent versions of WordPress. Nonetheless, this information is presented for references purposes with the hope that it will prove useful for those working with everyone’s favorite blogging platform, WordPress! Customize WordPress Quicktags The more Quicktag: The <!–more–> Quicktag breaks a post […] Read more »

Stupid htaccess Tricks

Welcome to Perishable Press! This article, Stupid htaccess Tricks, covers just about every htaccess “trick” in the book, and is easily the site’s most popular offering. In addition to this htaccess article, you may also want to explore the rapidly expanding htaccess tag archive. Along with all things htaccess, Perishable Press also focuses on (X)HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, security, and just about every other aspect of web design, blogging, and online success. If these topics are of interest to you, I encourage you to subscribe to Perishable Press for a periodic dose of online enlightenment ;) Table of Contents General htaccess […] Read more »

Online Color Resources

Color References Wikipedia Hex & RGB Color Names Wikipedia Color List Named Colors Panel Colour Lovers Texas Precancel Club – Massive Color Links and Resources Lorelle on WordPress – Color Reference Link List Color Schemes Color Scheme Generator Color Combinations Color Match Slayer Office – Color Palette 4096 Color Wheel (404 link removed 2014/06/08) Chromoweb Wheel (404 link removed 2014/05/30) Triple Code Color Themes Net Cocktail Color Schemes (404 link removed 2014/03/31) Color Combination Schemes Color Combinations Adobe Kuler * Color Charts Color Charts by HTML Color Codes Visibone Color Charts December Color Shades December Color Shades and Codes Somacon […] Read more »

Secret Search Codes

Secret Search Codes: x@777 notes — notes posts (via search) notes — notes posts (via tag) service — web services (via tag) links — online resources (via tag) private — offline resources (via link) summon — key posts (via tag) update — update material (via tag) upgrade — wp upgrade material (via tag) theme — wp themes (via tag) plugins — wp plugins (via tag) rrr — error posts (via tag) Read more »

Online Service Essentials

Essential Online Services for Website Developers: Speed Tests Speakeasy ADSLguide DSLreports Network Tools InternetFrog DSLreports Shields UP!! Whois Better Whois Optimization Tools SamSpade Tools Robots Generator Keyword Density Analyzer Hotlink Check Server Headers Check Link Check HTTP User-Agent Spoofing Many Online Tools Poodle Google Results Check Backward Compatibility Viewer Blog Related Gravatar Kalsey Tools Brilliant Buttons Custom Error Pages GeoURL 2.0 Babel Fish Translations Free Translations World Lingo Translations Copyscape TinyURL Creative Commons ip2phrase PHP RSS Parser FavIcon from Pics Autodiscovery Bookmarklet Generator Trackback Generator Wizbang Pingbacks Proxy Surfing Proxify Online Validators XML Schema Validator HTML Validator Robots Validator The […] Read more »

Summon Notes Plus

Summon some notes via Summon Notes Plus: x@777 Fun with Downlevel Conditional Comments XHTML Document Header Resource Online Service Essentials Online Color Resources Stupid htaccess Tricks WordPress Notes Plus JavaScript Notes Plus Robots Notes Plus HTTP Error Codes PHP Notes Plus Lightbox Notes Read more »

PHP Notes Plus

Here are some basic PHP expressions and statements for ez reference.. Common Statements: “\n” = new line “\t” = tab “\r” = carriage return “\$” = dollar sign “\”” = double quote Example usage: “\n\t<category>$category->cat_name</category>” echo ‘<!– Category LiveBookmarks Plugin by Monzilla Media ( monzilla.biz ) –>’ . “\n”; echo “\n\t<!– Pink Floyd ” . ” Meddle –>\n\n”; echo Multiple Lines of Code echo <<<END … line of code … … line of code … … line of code … END; Example usage (this plugin (404 link removed 2013/10/15) code effectively inserts the given CSS rule into the head region […] Read more »

Zone Three

location : zone 3 (3/9) : grid 6 (6/9) : sectors 1-9 (9/9) : (moses lake, washington) date : 5 (5/90 days) / 3 (3/4 quarters) / 0003 (year) : (monday, july 4th, 2050) *PUBLIC TIMES NEWSOURCE *WORLDFIRST / FDISK MEDIA *worldfirstnews.com/public/ * *ZONE: 3 / GRID: 6 / SECTORS: 1-9 — (3:6:1-9) *DATE: 05 / 03 / 0011 *RATE: 70.00 CREDITS — (70.cr) *ITEM: MNP(V) – 365.303012 *Augustus Klotz / GEN. # 365 – 880.898.553 *||||||||||||:::||:::||::|:|||||:|:||||||||| * Read more »

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