Monthly Archives: October 2011

BlogBuzz October 29, 2011

The Hidden All Settings Screen in WordPress

WordPress uses a universal system known as wp_options to store data values for core functions as well as plugins. If you modify an option in the Settings section, it’s processed and stored in the wp_options database table. Plugins usually operate in the same way,…

VPS.net: An Underrated Hosting Company

I have hosted Webmaster-Source, along with my other websites, on VPS.net since September of 2009. It has been an excellent experience overall, and has provided me with an opportunity to get my hands dirty and gain some hands-on experience configuring and maintaining a web…

Building an iPhone App to Parse the Twitter API with NSXMLParser

iOS has a simple event-based XML parser built in, which makes it fairly easy to do less involved parsing operations without having to load up a third-party framework. This tutorial will show you how to build a simple iPhone application that will download an…

WooThemes Launches Free E-Commerce Plugin WooCommerce

WooThemes recently announced the launch of their free WordPress e-commerce plugin, WooCommerce, along with a few themes with built-in integration. This is one of our biggest release to date and it’s absolutely free. WooCommerce is an all-new plugin application and library of integrated themes for…

Win 250 High Quality Business Cards from UPrinting

Looking for a way to promote your blog or business? UPrinting, an online printing company, has partnered with us to do a giveaway of their business card printing services. They’re offering one set of 250 Die Cut cards to a reader of Webmaster-Source. Business…

The Shortcomings of Mega Menus

A design paradigm that has been increasingly popular of late, the so called “mega menus,” is a convenient way to corral large quantities of navigational links into a sensible hierarchy. It sounds good on the surface, and often does work well, but it’s not…

BlogBuzz October 8, 2011

The W3C Has Released the First Working Draft of CSS4

Yes, you read that properly. The W3C has released the first specs for CSS4. Now that most modern browsers are well on their way to supporting CSS3, the W3C is getting started on the next “layer” of CSS. The Selectors Level 4 document already…

How to Turn Off Auto-Reloading Tabs in Safari 5.1

When Apple released Safari 5.1 recently, it ignited a bit of outrage amongst its users. For whatever reason, Safari began refresh the page content of a tab whenever you switched to it. This kind of defeats the purpose of tabs, as you can’t leave…

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