Monthly Archives: May 2008

BlogBuzz May 31, 2008

FoldSpy: Find The Fold

“Above the fold” refers to the section of a webpage immediately visible without scrolling. It’s a carryover from the days of newspapers, where the biggest story would go on the front page, above the fold in the paper. Back when newspapers ruled the earth…

On Website Mergers

What’s with the merger mania? A lot of good websites have been acquired recently, and let’s not forget the infamous Microhoo… CNET was acquired by CBS, Ars Technica was absorbed by Condé Nast, owner of Reddit, Wired, and Webmonkey, and countless other web companies…

No More CSS Hacks: PHP Browser Detection

You can’t make your page render correctly in every browser. It just isn’t possible. Between several versions of the bug-ridden Internet Explorer (why can’t Microsoft just switch to Gecko or WebKit?) and a sprinkling of older browsers, there are too many bases to cover.…

Web 2.0 How-To Design Style Guide

Web Design From Scratch has a great article that I’ve read a few times in the past, and recommend for anyone who does more than just edit prefab templates for their website. If you make actual designs from scratch (I’m not sure if that…

Poll: What’s Your Take on Twitter?

Twitter… It seems that either you really like the service, or you totally refuse to use it. I fell into the latter category, until a few months ago, when I looked at it closer, and read some posts by some bloggers I read. A…

PR 6!

I just found out that WSC’s PageRank is up to six now. Cool. I hadn’t checked it in a month or two, since I’m not obsessed about PageRank like some bloggers.

jQuery LavaLamp Menu

jQuery, being one of the most popular JavaScript frameworks on the planet, gets a lot of cool scripts developed for it. LavaLamp is one of those jQuery-dependent scripts that’s useful, and really cool at the same time. LavaLamp, adding only 700 bytes to your…

BlogBuzz May 24, 2008

Widgetized WordPress Admin Dashboard

In WP 2.5 the WordPress developers tweaked the WP dashboard, making it a bit more usable, looking sort of like Netvibes or iGoogle. Unfortunately, they haven’t seen fit to provide the ability to customize the dashboard “widgets” yet. So what’s the point? Well, it…

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