My Daily Newspaper

Several times a week I’ll check several industry sources that keeps me in tuned with going on in the general web development industry.  I thought I can share them here so that others can find value in them and recommend some new ones.  These are sources...

Google Tag Manager

Google Analytics has been outdated and to take advantage of many new tracking features, and upgrade to Universal Analytics is required.  If you have a lot of Google script tags installed on the site, the best approach to take is to create a Google Tag Manager account....

WordPress Pharma Hack

A few months ago a client of mine had their website hacked.  I didn’t want to post right away since I wanted to ensure it doesn’t come back.  The client has taken precautions in the past and eventually after a few weeks, the spam always come back.  I am...

JSON Restful API/Webservices For WordPress

I’m using a modified plugin to do JSON web services from WordPress.  The plugin you can get here.  Here are some examples you can try… Pull a specific article. www.example.com/?json=get_post&post_type=news-and-articles&post_id=67 Pull all articles based on a...

Dealing With Background Pictures And Various Monitor Sizes

Main background is extremely tricky to nail down because unlike print, the monitor size is all different. Monitors can range from 800×600, 1024×768, 1920×1080, 1680×965, etc.. there’s a million different combinations and ratios. So what that...

My thoughts on Woopra – Real Time Customer Analytics

If we need to track people as individuals a service I’ve recommended is Woopra.  www.woopra.com.  This is a 3rd party service that I’ve used.  It is incredibly easy to use, (Javascript embedded code)  and could do more than we can ever could do on our own.  The...

Installing IIS 7.5 with PHP on Windows 7

Need to install PHP on your local environment to mimic as close as possible to Azure? This guide will show you how to install IIS 7.5 with PHP on a Windows 7 machine. Do note that Azure is running IIS 8.0 but I don’t think the difference is that big.  Plus IIS...