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Photography prize win

Yay! I won first prize in the category entitled “The Great Indoors” with this photo…

Was entered into the Llanfyllin Society Annual Photographic competition 2013.
 


Try and stop images from being downloaded from website

Okay, I know this is something people with a little understanding of how a browser works could get around, but my client – a photographer …


WordPress wp_dropdown_pages() function – link to pages when selected

Here’s an easy way to generate a dropdown menu from your blog pages using the WordPress wp_dropdown_pages() function.
Adding a bit of javascript you can send …


WordPress wp_dropdown_pages() function – replace indented spaces for child pages

As the WordPress function uses spaces to indent child pages, the indents disappear on an iPhone select list making the select menu difficult to navigate, …


Data speeds and solid-state devices

I wanted to compare solid-state storage options for my new laptop, and found some surprising results at tomshardware.com
Speeds in Mb/s
slowest-fastest read/write (a large image)
SDHC cards …


jQuery set this page as your home page

Useful bit of code if you want a link to get the visitor to your website to set the page as their homepage.
For Internet Explorer …


jQuery replace percent symbol character % missing from web font

Used a lovely webfont recently via font-face, called Chanticleer Roman. Looks great for headings in a WordPress site. But unfortunately one of the post titles …


Where’s my Next Big Thing?

Every electronics show, tech news website and magazine shows the latest and greatest laptop, television or phone, but is it me, or does it seem …


WordPress function to show correct QTranslate post title

Was using database queries to retrieve Post Titles in some of my template files, but unfortunately it was returning the title in ALL languages including …


WPecommerce hack for showing category images

Cobbled together this bit of code for a WordPress template file to get the Categories from the database and show the images with their titles …


Found a puma in my garden…

For the last few months when I’ve gone out to the garden, especially at night, I’ve had the strange half-formed motion that there would be …


Christmassy Coconut Ice

Finally finished my sweeeet gifts for Christmas and got 10 bags of festively coloured coconut ice.
They were all going to be an icy blue to …


Working on my Christmas cards

Yes, yes I know it’s a bit late, but I’m getting there. Just need to scan and tidy, do the layout, print them out, cut …


Illustration for local paper

Just finished a couple of illustrations for an article about gardening gifts for Christmas which will be in an upcoming issue of the Tanat Chronicle.
Was …


Dogs in the sun wins first prize

Just won a cool £30 for this photo of Menyn and Sipsi lazing in the sun, care of the very nice people at the Llanfyllin …