Yearly Archives: 2011

BlogBuzz December 31, 2011

Despite Boycott, GoDaddy Still Supports SOPA

As if there weren’t enough reasons to not do business with GoDaddy, they recently made it clear that they not only support SOPA, but that they were involved in the authoring of the bill. Polis pointed out that SOPA and Smith’s amendment already excluded…

Easily Embed Whole Tweets in Your Blog Posts With Tweetable 1.2.4

Have you ever wanted to embed an entire tweet into a WordPress post for some reason? Maybe you were doing a short write-up about a recent news story, and wanted to quote someone’s amusing tweet on the matter. You could just use a simple…

BlogBuzz December 17, 2011

Universal Censors Podcast on YouTube for Mentioning Megaupload Music Video Takedown

Universal Music has been getting a lot of bad publicity online lately, after they filed a takedown request and illegally removed a music video produced by Megaupload from YouTube. The song, featuring several mainstream pop celebrities, is original work and the accusation of copyright…

Twitter Launches “New New Twitter” and Ruins iOS App

Starting Thursday, Twitter began rolling out their latest redesign, dubbed “New New Twitter” by users. The new design looks okay, albeit a bit heavy on the boxes, but some of the changes it brings aren’t so welcome. It seems to me as if Twitter…

Domain Hijackers Hit Design and Development Blogs

There has been a sudden outbreak of design and development blogs having their domain names hijacked and held for ransom. It seems to have started with David Walsh’s site, when his domain name was mysteriously transferred from GoDaddy to Name.com and from there to…

Obfuscating Email Addresses

Posting an email address on a public web page is a recipe for disaster. It’s the way to get a metric truckload of spam. This, of course, makes it unfortunately difficult to allow visitors to a website to contact you without inviting the spammers…

BlogBuzz November 26, 2011

CSS3 Gradients Are Simply Amazing

I’ve been working with CSS3 gradients a bit lately, and they’re the best thing in CSS since border-radius. It’s just so much easier to add a line of CSS and fiddle with a couple of color hex codes than to mess around in Photoshop…

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