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CSS Reset Revised

I’ve been doing a lot of CSS work lately. I love it. I really do. I even like to fix CSS bugs caused by other developers. Digging through their mess helps make me a better developer. But here’s one thing

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When No Variation Image Available… (WooCommerce)

I had an interesting problem to solve today. I was working on a WooCommerce site with the Wootique theme, and we have products with lots of variations, but only some of the variations have their own image. We wanted at way to

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Slider-Pushover Widget

Sometimes a designer hands you something that looks a little bizarre in static form. Then they tell you about how it’s supposed to behave and you think “awesome!” right before you think “Oh crap — How do I make it do

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Clickable Tooltips in jQuery UI

I had the unfortunate experience recently of seeing a very old script for limited tooltips used in a production e-commerce site. It’s not that I have anything in particular against Dynamic Drive (that’s basically Stop #1 on the “Where did

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Chrome Developer Tools for HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

One of the first things I typically do with my tutoring students is introduce them to the Element Inspector provided by either Chrome or Firebug. I think it is because one of the first questions my students ask is “what

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WooCommerce and AWeber

I’ve recently worked with a client who has a couple of online stores powered by WooCommerce. I’ve done a little work here and there with customizing WooCommerce, but this client is my first to want AWeber lists integrated.

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Photoshop CS6 Workspace Background

More than one graphic designer has asked me in the last few months about changing the dark workspace of Photoshop CS6.

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Simple WordPress Theming

It’s pretty hot right now. At my last job I worked on a WordPress (WP) blog, even though the owner said he prefers not to take that kind of work. Everyone and their dog seem to be getting involved in

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Social Media Authentication

I recently worked on a project where users were required to have an account with the web site but they could also connect that account to their Facebook or Twitter accounts and log in with any of those three.

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