Monthly Archives: September 2008

WordPress Theme of the Month: Notepad Chaos

This month’s featured WordPress theme is Notepad Chaos by Smashing Magazine.

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Background Advertising

What’s your opinion on “background ads”? They often come up on sites like IMDB and GameSpot, or on other sites with fixed layouts, replacing the normal background image with an ad that seems to have the website floating on top of it. Do you…

Dowtime Yesterday

Webmaster-Source was down for about six and a half hours yesterday (along with Fantasy Folder and NTugo). No explanation from the host so far. Be sure to follow me on Twittter so you’ll know what’s going on if something like that happens again.

Oh No They Didn’t! Microsoft and Web Standards

Remember the big deal Microsoft made about how Internet Explorer 8 would finally be standards compliant. Aside from some odd stuff they were doing, it looked like they were actually putting in an effort to follow through with their promise, or at least something…

First Look at WordPress 2.7

The WordPress team is hard at work on the next major release of WordPress, 2.7, which Weblog Tools Collection says may be every bit as important of a release as 2.5 was. It will have another major interface overhaul, and it looks like it…

BlogBuzz September 6, 2008

Chrome: Google’s Shiny New Browser

After years of rumor and speculation, Google finally released a web browser. Google Chrome is the company’s attempt to make a web browser that fits the times better than the others. Since we spend so much time online, we began seriously thinking about what…

Fighting Internet Explorer 6

Adii, the web designer who created Premium News Theme, and one of the people behind WooThemes, is seriously considering dropping Internet Explorer 6 support from future works, and charging a premium if a client requests it. I’ve been contemplating about what to do re:…

WP-OpenID

OpenID has been starting to gain more traction lately, with more and more large companies (e.g. Yahoo, AOL, MySpace) starting to become OpenID providers. (Though irritatingly they don’t allow you to use another provider’s OpenID to log in to their services…) I still think…

The Google Browser

They finally did it. After much rumor and speculation, Google has released their own web browser. Google Chrome, now available for Windows, and soon Mac and Linux, is designed to be the browser for the modern day, or something of the sort. It’s lightweight,…

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